'If militants enter Taj Mahal, would they destroy it?'

Srinagar : Asking GOI, media and mainstream politicians to stop seeking political dividends from every tragic incident , firebrand independent MLA, Er Rasheed has questioned the destruction of EDI building by security forces in order to eliminate two militants who had taken shelter there.

Rasheed said that all these warriors of Kashmiris should answer that had militants attacked Taj Mahal, would they have destroyed it same way, as they did the EDI Institute.

In a press statement Rasheed said ìIf Indian parliament could be saved from getting damaged in the militant attack, security agencies could have shown restraint and dealt with two 'alleged militants' in a manner that could have caused minimum damage to the building.  

A common Kashmiri gets hurt when he has to listen sermons about significance of EDI and education as if he has chosen to live in a stone age.  If militants would have entered Taj Mahal or any other prestigious institution, the security forces would have not only shown utmost restraint but would have made it sure that the building and other infrastructures suffers minimum damage. But in a desperate attempt to strengthen India's view point, security forces very often destroy the buildings and assets with an objective that it would create ill will about militants.

Er Rashid also asked police administration to tell people in Nowgam Langate that why their religious sentiments were hurt, as they were asked to prepare four graves for deceased militants but later the militants were buried in a forest. He said that once someone dies or loses his life, who so ever he may be, the whole animosity ends, but not allowing funeral of these slain militants and leaving graves without burying bodies in them is an act that deserves condemnation.  

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