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Mir Junaid meets LG, expresses deep concern over terror threats to Journalists

Congratulates LG for providing electricity to border village of Kupwara Rangwada

by JKREVOLUTION
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Srinagar, Nov 18: On Friday, J&K Workers Party President, Mir Junaid met LG J&K Manoj Sinha and expressed deep concern over recent threats issued to journalists working in Kashmir by terror organisations, and the subsequent resignation of five media persons over the threat. He said the space for media freedom and active civil society has been steadily affected due to the terror threats in the region.

While assuring the safety of Journalists, Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha said that we assure the safety and support to our brave journalists who have always been on forefront performing their professional duties.

We are keenly looking after the developments and soon the culprits associated with the threats will be behind bars. Our Journalists are brave enough to go through such terror threats and they have time and again proved that pen is mightier than gun.

Mir congratulated LG Manoj Sinha for reaching out to forgotten villages by way of providing electricity to border village Rangwada, 35 kms from Kupwara. Pertinent to mention that after 1947, when India got freedom, the village saw electricity for the first time.

Mir said that under LG administration, UT of J&K is witnessing a new era of development for which LG Manoj Sinha will be remembered. The village was covered under Deen Dhayal scheme and the residents of the village expressed joy.

And appreciated the LG led administration for providing the electricity in the village.

Mir, while discussing the issue of electricity, water, and road connectivity during the winter and the snowfall, he requested LG for directing administration to facilitate people during this winter. LG Manoj Sinha assured that administration is on toes with men and machinery on stand by. We will assure electricity, road connectivity and water during this water. I will be personally monitoring the situation to facilitate people during the harsh winters.

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