August 2021 News

Kulgam BJP Sarpanch, Wife Shot Dead In Anantnag

9 August 2021
Kashmir News Service


Srinagar: Militants on Monday shot dead a BJP Sarpanch and his wife from Kulgam district at KP road in South Kashmir's Anantnag district. An official told Kashmir News Service (KNS) that militants today afternoon shot dead the Sarpanch namely Ghulam Rasool Dar and his wife Jawhara Banoo at KP road. Meanwhile, Principal GMC Anantnag, Dr Tariq confirmed the death of husband-wife duo. A police official said that whole area has been cordoned off to nab the attackers. Dar was district president of Kisan Morcha BJP for Kulgam and also a Sarpanch. Meanwhile, BJP J&K spokesman Altaf Thakur Monday condemned the killing of BJP district president Kisan Morcha for Kulgam, who was also a sarpanch and his wife in a militant attack at KP Road Anantnag. In a statement, Altaf Thakur while terming the killing as barbaric and cowardly, he said that attacking and killing innocent people will lead to nowhere and the acts reflect the frustration on part of militants. Thakur expressed his sympathies with the bereaved family and urged police to nab the attackers and punish them sternly.