Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir’s Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Monday said politicians who are demanding early assembly elections must cooperate with the Delimitation Commission to complete the exercise at the earliest.
“Those who demand early Assembly elections in J&K must cooperate with the Delimitation Commission to complete the process so that Assembly polls are held,” Sinha said in response to a question regarding assembly polls in Jammu.” instead of criticizing the delimitation process, the politicians should help to end the delimitation exercise.
He said after conclusion of Delimitation exercise, the Election Commission of India will assess the situation and accordingly announce the poll dates.
Regarding the growing incidents of militancy in Srinagar, Sinha said, “Only two incidents happened in Srinagar and a module that was involved in the attack on a Dhaba owner was arrested. In the second incident, two unarmed policemen were killed. I condemn such acts.”
The Lt Governor said militancy won’t be allowed to grow at any cost.
Regarding PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti’s advocacy for dialogue with Pakistan, he said, “India’s Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) will take care of such things”. (KNS)