Removing of restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir can be completed solely after evaluation by native authorities finds it match to take action, a senior Residence Ministry official mentioned on Tuesday. “The choice is between the inconvenience of restrictions and loss of lives. Our concern is to ensure the safety of citizens in Kashmir,” the official mentioned.
In response to Residence Ministry sources, this was not the primary time Kashmir was going through massive scale restrictions. “In 2016, following the killing of Burhan Wani, so many lives were lost due to unabated protests. Then restrictions were imposed which continued for months. This time we have taken preventive steps to minimise violence and loss of lives,” the official mentioned.
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He additionally expressed displeasure on the approach issues had been being projected within the media saying that when Hurriyat used to lock down the town of Srinagar usually, it obtained sympathy.
“The administration is taking great pains to ensure life is eased even during restrictions. We must not just look at the inconvenience caused by restrictions but also the situation in its totality,” the official mentioned.
He mentioned politicians within the Valley had been detained legally and based mostly on studies from native authorities. “It is they who will decide when they can be released. They are not political prisoners,” he mentioned.
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Sources mentioned the ministry was taking a look at folks creating mischief via social media platforms severely. “We are flagging such handles which are trying to instigate, incite violence and spreading fake news. The action is being taken by the Ministry of Telecom. It is a worldwide problem and even countries that swear by free speech are grappling with it,” he mentioned.
The J&K administration, in the meantime, Tuesday mentioned restrictions had been being eased out in a phased method within the Valley and the scenario within the Jammu division had been restored. The knowledge was given by the Authorities Spokesperson Rohit Kansal throughout a presser held in Srinagar as we speak.
Whereas referring to the initiatives taken by the Authorities with regards to the assorted important companies, Kansal mentioned that medical companies had been being supplied to the folks with none hindrance. He additional knowledgeable that 13,500 OPDs have been given requisite medical therapy and 1400 new admissions have additionally been completed, in addition to performing 600 medical procedures. The Spokesperson mentioned that availability of all medicine together with the life saving have been ensured in each hospital throughout the Valley.
On vehicular motion, the spokesperson mentioned that nationwide freeway continues to operate usually and 100 heavy autos carrying LPG, and different necessities are plying on every day foundation.
Flights from Valley proceed to function usually and 1400-1500 mild motor and different autos are plying on every day foundation, he mentioned.
He additionally mentioned that full gown rehearsal for Independence Day has been completed in each district of the Valley and the required preparations have been put in place for the graceful conduct of the celebrations.