Attacks on flag bearers of democracy will not be tolerated: J&K LG

J&K LG Manoj Sinha

Srinagar (NVI): Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today visited the family of slain Block Development Chairman of Khag block in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district, who was killed by terrorists last month, and said that attacks on flag bearers of democracy will not be tolerated.

An official spokesman said that at the Jammu residence of slain Bhupinder Singh, the Lt Governor expressed grief and solidarity with the family members of the deceased.

“The Lt Governor said that such attacks on flag bearers of democracy in Kashmir will not be tolerated, and the perpetrators would be dealt with by appropriate agencies. He assured them all support from the government and reaffirmed the government’s resolve of bringing normalcy to life in Jammu & Kashmir,” LG Sinha was quoted as saying by the official spokesman.

On September 23, Militants had shot Bhupinder Singh in the head just outside his residence.

-ARK