Terrorist attack police party, one cop killed

Amid Article 35A debate, rising encounters Rajnath begins 4-day J&K tour

In the attack that took place 500 yards from the venue of Home Minister Rajnath Singh's meeting tomorrow, one policeman was killed and two were injured.

Singh once again stressed that he is willing to have a discussion with anyone with an open mind and he is ready to listen to the problems of the people.

"Our jawans should also get bullet proof jackets and fund for this has been released", Singh, who is now on a four-day visit to the state, said in an interaction with police and CRPF personnel in Anantnag district of south Kashmir. The total cost of PMDP is Rs 80,068 crores that includes 63 projects. Home Minister said the rehabilitation package for Jammu migrants has been implemented under the package. Rajnath will spend two days in the valley while in Jammu region for two days.

Rajnath Singh had earlier said that a solution to the Kashmir problem, besides terrorism, Naxalism, and the northeast insurgency, will be found before 2022.Rajnath Singh's visit comes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the ramparts of Red Fort said his government was committed to bring back the "lost glory" of Kashmir. The former chief minister further said, "At the time when NC-Congress government was ruling in J&K and UPA ruling in the Centre, situation in all aspects was good".

Those scheduled to meet them include delegations of the Bar Assocaition, Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Pahari speaking people, Dogri Sanstha, ex-servicemen, leaders of scheduled castes, scheduled tribes and other backward classes, apart from minority communities, displaced persons from West Pakistan and Paksitan occupied Kashmir among others.

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The Kashmir watchers are expecting extension of olive branch to the separatists.

While addressing police personnel in Anantnag, he said, "You are working in extremely challenging conditions here".

He called for identifying and deporting all fake state subject holders and said they were usurping the rights of Dogras.

"The nation is supporting the courage of our security forces". The work in educational institutions in Sopore and adjacent areas also was suspended as a precautionary measure.

The militants also fired on a security forces party at Burbugh village in Imam Sahib, Shopian in south Kashmir this evening.

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