Ground Report | New Delhi: Curbs may return to Kashmir; Chief of Staff Bipin Rawat has issued a warning in the wake of the ongoing terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir. Bipin Rawat has said that if the militant attack continues, it will bring back tighter controls in Kashmir.
Curbs may return to Kashmir
Bipin Rawat said that Pakistan is waging a shadow war. Peace in Kashmir upsets Pakistan That is why the attack continues. Bipin Rawat also said that patients should not be tested. He added that Amit Shah came to Kashmir to give courage to the people.
Meanwhile, Union Home Minister Amit Shah is continuing his visit to Jammu and Kashmir. On the second day of his visit, it is learned that Amit Shah is likely to visit Latvia, where the Pulwama terror attack took place.
He added, Amit Shah had made it clear that he would retaliate strongly against the terrorist movement. It was also proposed to increase military deployment if necessary. Amit Shah also met the families of the locals killed in the recent terror attacks.
“The intelligence network is being strengthened and there is more surveillance of people. People do not want armed forces to infiltrate, but we have to come back to this fold again and carry out activities to ensure that terrorists do not indulge in any activity,” Gen Rawat said. (Curbs may return to Kashmir)
He said the armed forces were slowly trying to give freedom of movement in the Kashmir Valley when peace was emerging. Going back to the restrictive fold “inhibits the freedom of the people who live there, but we have to make sure it’s all done for your safety and security”.
On the China front, the CDS said the issues were taking a long time to resolve, but they are being resolved much faster than in the 1980s.
civilians killed in Kashmir
- On January 27, Nadif Hanif Khan, a resident of Soura, who was shot and injured by gunmen at his residence on December 1 last year, succumbed to his injuries.
- On 28 February, Akash Mehra, son of a popular Dhaba owner in Srinagar who was seriously injured in a terrorist attack on 17 February, succumbed to his injuries.
- On March 29, two councilors Riyaz Ahmed Peer and Shams-ud-din Peer were killed after a meeting of councilors in Sopore area of Baramulla district.
- On 11 April, Nisar Ahmed, a former police officer from Magam Budgam, was killed after being attacked in his area.
- On May 29, Sanjeed Ahmed Parry and Abdul Azim Parry, two civilians of Jablipora Bijbehara, were killed in their locality.
- On June 02, Rakesh Pandita, a municipal councilor associated with the BJP, was murdered in Tral area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
- On June 23, Umar Ahmed, a resident of Habba Kadal, was killed by gunmen in his locality.
- On June 27, SPO Fayaz Ahmed, his wife Raja Begum and daughter Rafia Jan were killed in Hariparigam area of Awantipora in Pulwama district.
- On July 23, 35-year-old Javed Ahmed Malik of Lurgam village in Tral, an employee of the Education Department, was killed by a gunman near his residence.
- On July 27, Mehran Ali Pathan, a resident of Safa Kadal in Nawakadal area of Srinagar, was said to be part of a local gang.
- On 9 August, a couple named Ghulam Rasool Dar of Redwani Kulgam and his wife Jawahira Begum were murdered in their rented house in Lal Chowk, Srinagar.
- On August 17, Javed Dar, a political activist associated with the BJP, was murdered near his residence in Brajlu area of Kulgam district.
- On August 19, Ghulam Hasan Lone, belonging to his party, was murdered near his residence in Devsar area of Kulgam district.
- On September 18, a non-local laborer identified as Shankar Kumar Choudhary, a resident of Preetnagar Kathiar in Bihar, was killed by gunmen in the Nehama area of Kulgam.
- On 02 October, Majid Ahmed Gojri, a resident of Chattabal Srinagar, Srinagar, was murdered in the Karanagar area of Srinagar, while Mohammad Shafi Dar, a resident of Batamalo, was murdered in his area.
- On 05 October, Dr Bindroo Lal a chemist, Virendra Paswan a non-local street vendor and Mohammad Shafi Lone President of Sumo Drivers Association Naidkhai were murdered in Iqbal Park area, Lal Bazar and Shah Gund Hajin of Bandipora area respectively.
- On 7 October, two teachers were murdered in the Sangam Eidgah area of Srinagar.
- On 07 October, a nomad named Parvez Ahmed, son of Noor U Din of Kashwan, remote Rajkang, was killed after allegedly ignoring a stop signal by the Naka party of 40 Battalion in Moongal area of Anantnag district.
- On 16 October, two non-local laborers namely Arvind Kumar Shah of Banka Bihar and Sagir Ahmed of Uttar Pradesh (UP) were killed by suspected terrorists at Eidgah Srinagar and Litter Pulwama respectively.
- On 17 October, Two non-local laborers were killed and another injured in an attack by in Laran Ganjipora area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam.