Militancy in Kashmir is at its fag end: Dr Jitendra

Militancy in Kashmir is at its fag end: Dr Jitendra
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Jammu, Jun 1: Asserting that militancy in Kashmir is at its fag end, Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office, Dr Jitendra Singh, on Friday said that any decision to be taken on J&K will be in the interest of the nation.
“Pakistan sponsored militancy in the Valley is in its last stage and any decision to be taken on Kashmir problem would be in the national interest,” Dr Singh said at an interaction with media, organised here in connection with the completion of the four years of Prime Minister Narendra Modi led-Centre.
He said that the government has been endeavouring to resolve the issues with Pakistan both at diplomatic and military levels.
On the unilateral non-initiative of combat operations in the Kashmir Valley by the security forces during holy month of Ramadhan and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh ‘s recent statement on holding of dialogue with all the stakeholders in Kashmir valley, Dr Jitendra Singh said, “These decisions are limited to normal circumstances only and there would be no compromise on national security. Any threat to security related issues would be dealt strictly.”
He, however, reaffirmed the Centre’s commitment to pay special attention to Jammu and Kashmir and said, “The government has been making efforts to ensure equitable development of all the regions of the state which include Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh.”
Dr Singh also said that bold decisions on economic reforms, including demonetisation and Goods and Services Tax, have been taken by the Modi government for the overall national interest, adding that not even a single minister in the Bharatiya Janata Party-led dispensation has been found involved in corruption which proves it’s resolve of zero tolerance on corruption.
“The Central government has taken a number of initiatives to address the problems of border people including the compensation and relief to the victims of Pakistani shelling,” said the Union Minister.