GoI making efforts to provide safe, peaceful environment for people of JK, says President Kovind

President of India Ram Nath Kovind has said that the Government of India is making all efforts to ensure a safe and peaceful environment for the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

In his address to the joint sitting of both houses of Parliament, Kovind said the government is also committed to take all necessary steps for the development of Jammu and Kashmir. “My government is making efforts with complete dedication to provide a safe and peaceful environment for residents of Jammu and Kashmir”.

“The recently concluded peaceful elections of the local bodies and to Lok Sabha have bolstered our efforts,” he said in his customary address after the formation of the 17th Lok Sabha.

Jammu and Kashmir is currently under President’s rule and schedule for the assembly elections is expected to be announced after the Amarnath Yatra, which will come to an end in mid-August.

Kovind also added that national security is the top priority of the Modi government.

He also said that illegal infiltrators pose a major threat to India’s internal security, leading to social imbalance in many parts of the country.

“India has amply demonstrated both her intent and capabilities, first through surgical strikes and then through air strikes on terrorist hideouts across the border after the Pulwama attack,” he said.

“My Government accords top most priority to national security. Therefore, effective steps are being taken to tackle terrorism and naxalism,” he said.

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