Tribune News Service
Jammu, August 10
Aiming to neutralise the fear menace looming over its staff in Kashmir, the BJP has shifted its activists to lodges at Pahalgam the place they are going to be offered round the clock safety.
Over the previous one month, the occasion has misplaced 5 of its staff in militant assaults. Budgam district president Abdul Hamid Najar succumbed to accidents at present, a day after he was focused.
Ashok Koul, BJP basic secretary (organisation) in Kashmir, mentioned at the very least 70 staff had been shifted to lodges as a result of safety causes. He mentioned the activists had been from Anantnag.
Koul, who oversaw the preparations at Pahalgam, attributed the choose killings of BJP staff to “frustration in some quarters that had been unable to do anything worthwhile in the Valley”.
Pahalgam is a well-known vacationer vacation spot wealthy in forests and rivers, drawing home in addition to worldwide vacationers.
The BJP has elevated its actions in Kashmir lately, notably after PM Narendra Modi assumed cost on the Centre in 2014. The occasion contested a big variety of seats within the 2014 Assembly ballot in erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir, however couldn’t safe even a single seat.
Meanwhile, the BJP nationwide management, notably president JP Nadda, has taken a severe observe of the focused killings of occasion staff within the Valley. He has introduced it to the discover of the Union Home Ministry and sought efficient steps to examine the menace.
BJP chief succumbs to bullet accidents
BJP chief Abdul Hamid Najar (38), who was critically injured in a militant assault at Budgam on Sunday, succumbed to his accidents on Monday morning. “Najar was under treatment at a Srinagar hospital where he succumbed to his bullet injuries this morning,” an official mentioned. inside