Governor directs Chief Secretary to conduct enquiry into killings of political party workers

Governor directs Chief Secretary to conduct enquiry into killings of political party workers

Srinagar, May 5: Day after a senior BJP leader from south Kashmir’s Anantnag district was killed a Raj Bhavan spokesperson has said that Governor, Satya Pal Malik is very much pained over the killing.
Expressing grief over the tragic loss of life, Governor in a condolence message has prayed for peace to the departed soul and strength to the bereaved family in its hour of grief.
Governor has directed BVR Subrahmanyam, Chief Secretary to get an enquiry conducted into the killings of political people belonging to various political parties in the state in the last few months.
Governor has asked for identifying any lapses on the part of security agencies regarding ensuring security of political people and has emphasized that from now onwards, all political people should be protected at every cost.
BJP leader Gul Muhammad Mir alias Atal Gul Mir was killed in Nowgam Verinag area of Anantnag district last night.
Governor has conveyed that immediately after the opening of Governor’s Secretariat in Srinagar, he will call a high level meeting to review the safety and security aspects of all Political Leaders and Sarpanches in the state.