Rehabilitation of victims in Jammu and Kashmir a matter of 'deep concern' for Mehbooba Mufti

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said the rehabilitation of victims of unrest in the state is a "deep concern" for Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti.

File image of Mehbooba Mufti. PTI

File image of Mehbooba Mufti. PTI

The comment from the party came after its ally, the BJP, said on Tuesday that a well-governed state was the "only guarantee" against militancy.

"The rehabilitation of victims of unrest has been a deep concern for Mufti and providing resource and support to most affected persons is her desire which she wants to pursue with absolute empathy and humility," Sartaj Madni, PDP vice-president, said.

Madni said PDP leadership has always felt that state's people cannot thrive into a situation of conflict and confrontation. PDP's emergence is an outcome of the critical need to lead the state into stability through reconciliation and healing, he said.

A few days ago, Mufti had said that militancy cannot be wiped out by killing militants alone and a more "humane approach" was needed to tackle the problem.

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Updated Date: Dec 06, 2017 10:20:51 IST

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