Kathua, June 4: BJP State General Secretary and MLA Kathua, Rajiv Jasrotia Friday said that while the Government would take all measures to restore calm in the clash-hit areas of Jammu, the political leadership and the civil society as a whole have an important role in bringing back normalcy and harmony in the affected areas. Expressing satisfaction over the thaw in the situation, he hoped that normalcy will prevail in shortest possible time.
Highlighting the role of civil society and political leadership in such challenging times, Jasrotia said that the Government and all political parties besides the civil society have to work together for restoring peace for the larger interest of the State and its people. He said the first target in such crisis should be to safeguard the lives and property and bring back peace in affected areas.Jasrotia while appealing to maintain communal harmony, brotherhood said that J&K has a pious history of maintaining brotherhood and communal harmony amongst the common masses since last many centuries. Expressing his deep concern and pain over loss of precious human life called upon the people to maintain brotherhood and communal harmony at any cost to frustrate designs of the forces inimical to peace.
In a statement, he said J&K is an example of brotherhood and communal harmony and there is a need of maintaining this centuries old tradition of the State. He said that J&K, the land of Sufis and Saints, is a symbol of peace, amity and communal harmony and there is need to further strengthen the tradition of tolerance and brotherhood among various communities living in this region.