The Union Home Minister reiterated his commitment to extend all support, assistance and encouragement to the Jammu & Kashmir Government to make the Amarnath Yatra safer, secure and eco-friendly. He complimented the State Government for taking excellent measures for the comfort of pilgrims.
Union Home Minister also met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan in Srinagar and had extensive discussions about issues relating to external and internal security management. They also discussed matters relating to relief and rehabilitation of the flood victims and the arrangements for the ongoing Amarnath Yatra.
Speaking to the media, Shri Rajnath Singh reiterated the Centre’s commitment to extend all support and assistance to the victims of the September 2014 flood. He said the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi is keen to see J&K as fully rehabilitated and prosperous state.
The Union Home Minister said the Centre is ready to listen to all having grievances and issues, however, he unequivocally rejected violent and anti-national activities. Shri Rajnath Singh expressed the hope that improvement in overall security situation in Jammu and Kashmir will lead to a point where there will be no requirement of AFSPA.
Shri Rajnath Singh said India is committed to maintain cordial and friendly relations with Pakistan and other neighbouring countries while expressing the hope that Pakistan responds positively. He said as of now there is no proposal of any talks with the separatist Hurriyat Conference in Kashmir.
Before leaving for Delhi, Shri Rajnath Singh visited the Dargah Hazratbal Shrine and prayed for the peace and prosperity of the State.