August 2021 News

Confident That Statehood To J&K Will Be Restored At An Appropriate Time: LG Sinha

31 August 2021
Kashmir News Service


Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday said that he and the people of Jammu and Kashmir are confident that Statehood to Jammu and Kashmir will be restored at an appropriate time and election will also be held at an appropriate time. Talking to media persons at Srinagar Manoj Sinha said that elections will be held and Statehood will be given to Jammu and Kashmir at an appropriate time. He said that its the prerogative of election commission to hold the election and after the completion of delimitation process election will be held at an appropriate time as PM Modi himself said in his Independence day speech. 'PM Modi himself made it clear that delimitation process in J&K is going and election will be held after that and at an appropriate time. I and the people of Jammu and Kashmir are confident that statehood will also be restored at an appropriate time,' Sinha said. The Prime Minister on August 15 assured the people of country that the delimitation process in Jammu and Kashmir is in full swing and after that, there will be elections in Jammu and Kashmir on which the people of the whole country have faith. The Lieutenant Governor said that there are some people who do not believe in democracy and they try to misled the people, which is highly condemnable. Replying to a question, Sinha said that stone pelting is now a thing of past in Jammu and Kashmir while the militant recruitment is much less and infiltration is equal to zero. He said that the coordination between J&K police and security forces is better and they want to create an environment in which everyone can feel safe. He also said that tourist flow has also increased in Jammu and Kashmir since the last few years.