Defeat attempts of provocation, maintain traditional amity: Congress appeals people

Jammu, Feb 18: A meeting of Senior Leaders of J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) was held at Jammu to take stock of the current situation in the wake of the suicide attack on the CRPF convoy in Pulwama.
The meeting was presided over JKPCC President G.A. Mir and attended by several senior leaders included former MP, former minister, former legislators and senior functionaries of the party.
The meeting observed two minute silence in memory of all those killed in the recent attacks including the four army personnel in the encounter at Pulwama today.
The meeting expressed great shock over the loss of precious lives and conveyed deep sympathies with the families of the martyrs and prayed for the early recovery of the injured. The meeting commended the Security Forces who are fighting and eliminating the militants least caring for their lives in order to defend Nation and its citizens.
The meeting reviewed overall scenario in the state and elsewhere in the country following the anger of the Nation over the biggest ever attack on Security forces in the State, which resulted into huge loss of precious lives.
The meeting reiterated the resolve of the Nation to unitedly fight against the terror which is threat to the peace, unity and integrity of the Country.
The meeting felt that the need of the hour is to maintain peace, unity and religious brotherhood at all costs and defeat the nefarious designs of the enemies of our Nation and not to allow such designs to succeed in any manner.
The meeting further said that people should defeat any such attempts of provocation to disturb the traditional amity and brotherhood in Jammu region and elsewhere in the Country. The meeting also extended full cooperation to the Governor’s Administration to maintain peace and normalcy and also appealed all sections of the Society to extend full Cooperation to the law enforcing agencies to ensure peace and communal harmony, so that the security forces carry out their anti-militancy operations to fight and eliminate the menace of terror.
Expressing grave concern over the increasing incidents of militancy and attack on our forces both within and on the Borders in the recent past the Party asked the Centre Govt to take more effective and befitting measures to counter Pak sponsored militancy at all fronts, so as to ensure safety and security of the citizens and our brave soldiers.
Among other who were present included Nawang Rigzin Jora, Madanlal Sharma, Mula Ram, Raman Bhalla, Mohd Sharief Niaz, R.S.Chibb, Ravinder Sharma, Vikram Aditya Singh, Aijaz Ahmad Khan, Balwan Singh, Manmohan Singh, Ch. Shah Mohd, Raman Matto, Rajnish Sharma, A.S. Micky, Shabir Khan, Hari Singh Chibb, Indu Pawar, Shiv Kumar Sharma, Udhay Chibb, Raqeeq Khan, Pranav Shagotra, Sdr. Gajan Singh and others. (KNS)