Srinagar: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday praised Jammu and Kashmir Police, saying he has no words to describe their bravery.
Addressing a ‘Darbar’ (gathering) of local policemen at the district police lines in south Kashmir Anantnag district, he said: “You are discharging your duties under extremely difficult conditions, and even the Prime Minister has appreciated your services and bravery.
Constable Imtiyaz Ahmad was killed and two other policemen injured on Saturday in a hit and run attack at the Anantnag bus stand.
The Home Minister said it was only the local police that can help normalize the situation in Kashmir.
Reiterating that he has come to meet anyone with open mind, Singh said, “Magar Kashmir ko deshatgardi say najaat dilao (But please rid Kashmir of terrorism).”
He said he must be the only union Home Minister who visited J&K four times every year.
“We have allotted funds for opening of a trauma centre and purchase of bullet proof vehicles for personnel of J&K police,” he announced.
The Minister’s address was followed by a question-answer session.
He is also addressing troops of CRPF at Khanabal camp in Anantnag district.
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