Newly elected Speaker endorses Army chief’s statement

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Srinagar, May 10: Supporting the Indian army chief General Bipin Rawat’s, statement that Azadi “freedom” is not possible as “they will always fight those who seek Azadi in Kashmir”, Senior BJP leader and the newly elected Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly Speaker, Nirmal Singh Thursday said that Army chief has given the message that there is no space for violence in Kashmir.
“Whatever Army chief has said, it is a clear message that India is a democracy and there is no space for violence,” Nirmal Singh told reporters after elected as Speaker of the legislative Assembly.
He also appealed to the people to come forward and sit together. “Let us raise the issues. Let us resolve them,” he said. (KNS)