New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Lauding the efforts of paramilitary forces and the Army, Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Monday said Jammu and Kashmir witnessed the most peaceful festive season this year unlike previous recent years.
Singh’s remark came during a meeting with Special Director General (North Zone) Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Zulfiqar Hasan, here at his office. During the meeting, Hasan briefed the Minister on the post-Article 370 abrogation situation in Jammu and Kashmir informing him that the situation after the August 5 decision has been normal.
Hasan said there has been “no incidence of violence and curfew” in Jammu and Kashmir, barring few restrictions. He also presented a coffee table book on the successful Amarnath Yatra, to the Minister.
The Minister complimented the paramilitary forces and Army for their contribution in the state for the last two decades and said that “this year has been the most peaceful festive season in the recent years.”
Appreciating the Paramilitary force for their sacrifices in maintaining peace in the country, the Minister said that festivals such as Eid, Independence Day have been celebrated peacefully.