Kashmir unrest: Congress condemns Pakistan for fomenting trouble in the Valley
Congress on Saturday condemned Pakistan for 'fomenting trouble' in Jammu and Kashmir and demanded 'immediate measures' to end the current unrest in the Valley.
Jammu: Congress on Saturday condemned Pakistan for "fomenting trouble" in Jammu and Kashmir and demanded "immediate measures" to end the current unrest in the Valley.
"Jammu Congress today held a meeting in which the party leadership strongly condemned Pakistan for fomenting trouble taking advantage of the situation and demanded immediate effective measures to end the current unrest in order to defeat the designs of inimical forces," a party spokesman said.
"The party leaders expressed grave concern over the grim situation in the valley, which is under curfew for the last 49 days with unrest and incidents of violence continuing unabated," he added.
During the meeting, Congress complimented the people of Jammu "for rejecting all sorts of provocations" and "maintaining peace and religious harmony".
The party also appealed to the people "to remain vigilant" and to not allow the "communal, divisive and anti-national forces" to take advantage of the current situation.
So far 68 people have died in the protests in Kashmir that began after Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani was killed in an encounter on 8 July.
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