LG Sinha Passes Veiled Warning To Pakistan From LoC

‘India Will Give A Befitting Reply To Anyone Who Tries To Disturb Peace, Unity & Integrity Of The Country’

Poonch- In a veiled attack at Pakistan from the Line of Control (LoC) here, the Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha said on Wednesday that India will give a befitting reply to anyone who tries to disturb peace, unity & integrity of the country.

“I salute the exemplary bravery of our Armed Forces. J&K UT is witnessing a new dawn of peace, progress and prosperity. Our armed forces, police, CAPFs are handling the challenges with full strength, valour & dedication. India will give a befitting reply to anyone who tries to disturb peace, unity & integrity of the country,” Sinha said.

The LG made these remarks while interacting with the officers and personnel of the armed forces during his visit to the forward areas of the border village Degwar Terwan here. Sinha, who is on a two-day visit to Poonch, took stock of the security situation along the border, an official spokesperson said.

The LG, he said, commended them for their selfless service in challenging situations. Sinha, he said, also appreciated the excellent synergy between civil administration, J&K Police, army and other security agencies.

The spokesperson said that the LG was briefed on the overall security situation prevalent on LoC; development works in the border villages by the army, counter infiltration grid and operational preparedness.

Later, the LG addressed the border population at Govt. Girls High School Degwar Terwan and said that various unprecedented initiatives and interventions by the UT administration have led to a corruption-free, fear-free and transparent governance system in Jammu Kashmir.

He said that Sinha maintained that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given special focus on the development and prosperity of Border people especially the Youth.

“The young generation should come forward and avail the benefits of various schemes launched under Mission youth to become self-reliant and successful entrepreneurs,” the LG said.

According to the spokesperson, the LG asked the people to avail maximum benefits from a transparent and responsible governance system put in place in the UT. He further asked them to give feedback on the various e-services launched to uproot corruption from J&K.

Sinha, he said, observed that after the complete implementation of 73rd & 74th constitutional amendment and establishment of a three tier system in J&K, the funds received by the panchayats have increased considerably.

“The goal of the UT administration is to bring the development process in terms of Health services, road connectivity, education and other services in Villages especially the Border Villages at par with that of Towns and the cities,” the LG added.

The spokesperson said that the LG also observed that BADP has accentuated the development process of the villages along the border.

“The UT Government has rolled out several new schemes for the comprehensive development of the Border Villages,” Sinha said, while taking feedback on the central schemes from the people present in the gathering

The LG, as per the spokesperson asked the people present on the occasion to ensure enrolment of those who might have been left out under the SEHAT Scheme.

“They must register themselves to get a Golden Card, which is providing health coverage to every family of the UT,” he said.

On the occasion, the spokesperson said, the LG directed the District Administration to identify land for developing local industries in the District.

“The Government has kept the provision to provide greater incentives for remote and Border areas under the Industrial Development Scheme,” Sinha added.

Sinha was accompanied by Chief Secretary Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta; Brigadier Rajesh Bisht; ADGP Jammu, Mukesh Singh; DIG, Dr. Haseeb Mughal; Divisional Commissioner, Ramesh Kumar and other senior officials of civil administration and the army.

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