Srinagar: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Monday said that the government has zero tolerance policy against terrorism. An official spokesman in a statement issued here said that attending the Hindustan Shikhar Samagam, ‘Badalte Kashmir Ki Buland Awaaz’, organised by Hindustan and ABP News Network at Srinagar, the LG shared transformational journey J&K, the socio-economic scenario, and the unprecedented growth registered across all sectors in the last few years.
“Under the guidance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, J&K is growing at an impressive pace and the rapid development in the diverse sectors over three successive years is unprecedented in the history of J&K,” he said.
“People are united for their bright future and committed to build a new J&K of their dreams. Youth are exploring all the opportunities to realise their talent and skill and also supporting development aspirations of the society. Women, farmers, tribals, underprivileged, poor and weaker sections are becoming socio-economically empowered,” Sinha said.
Speaking on the security scenario, he said the record influx of tourists, industrial investments, the successful conduct of the G20 summit and other national and international events in J&K had sent the message to the world that J&K is peaceful and is on the move.
“We have a policy of zero tolerance against terrorism and are determined to root out terrorism, separatism and the ecosystem of conflict profiteering. We have been successful to a certain extent and people are living their lives without fear and on their own terms,” Sinha said. “Today, J&K is leading by example for other states and union territories in the country. Transparent and accountable governance system and seamless access to government services has improved the ease of living of the people.”
He said that the big business houses and companies from across the world were willing to invest in J&K.
“Reforms in education, health, agriculture and allied sectors, industries, infrastructure, connectivity, power, hospitality, handicrafts, revenue, films, information technology, sports and other sectors have laid a solid foundation for the bright and prosperous future of J&K and its people,” the LG said.
He paid tributes to the fallen soldiers who died in the line of duty.
“We will forever be indebted to our brave Police, Army, CAPFs personnel for maintaining peace and a secured environment in J&K,” Sinha said.
Senior officers of J&K administration, Police, security forces, experts, senior journalists, prominent personalities from different walks of life, youth, and people in large numbers were present on the occasion.