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J&K govt capable of dealing with any situation: Jitendra

Union Minister Jitendra Singh. Photo: Sandeep Saxena.

Union Minister Jitendra Singh. Photo: Sandeep Saxena.  

He urged people not to panic over the issue of separatists.

In the backdrop of anti-India slogans raised by separatists leaders at a rally in Srinagar, Union Minister Jitendra Singh today said the state government is capable of dealing with any situation and urged people not to panic over the issue.

“Government is capable of dealing with any kind of situation and therefore I want to reassure the people of Jammu and Kashmir not to (sic) get panicky over the issue,” Singh told reporters here.

The state government has taken cognisance of everything so they will be able to handle it and control the situation to bring back normalcy. They have also learnt from the sequence of last incidents that has happened in last two to three days, he said.

Over the security situation, he said “I am sure that the authorities concerned would be able to control the situation sooner or later and therefore the tourists season would remain unaffected“.

“I assure that both the state and the Centre are working in tandem and we should give them opportunity to handle the situation,” he said.

On the issue of revival of separatism in the Kashmir Valley, he said, “I am sure that both the partners (PDP and BJP) will also take care of keeping in mind the sensitivities of each other and as I have already reiterated that this is an alliance based on governance and development agenda.”

He said the alliance came into existence in spite of the different ideological views and that too was responsibility of the BJP because we were the second largest group and took upon the onus of responsibility of providing democratic government to the state and its people, Singh said.

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