On Friday, J&K Workers Party President, Mir Junaid met LG J&K Manoj Sinha and expressed deep concern over recent
threats issued to journalists working in Kashmir by terror organisations,
and the subsequent resignation of five media persons over the threat. He
said the space for media freedom and active civil society has been steadily
affected due to the terror threats in the region.
While assuring the safety of Journalists, Lieutenant Governor, Manoj
Sinha said that we assure the safety and support to our brave journalists
who have always been on forefront performing their professional duties.
We are keenly looking after the developments and soon the culprits
associated with the threats will be behind bars. Our Journalists are brave
enough to go through such terror threats and they have time and again
proved that pen is mightier than gun.
Mir congratulated LG Manoj Sinha for reaching out to forgotten villages by
way of providing electricity to border village Rangwada, 35 kms from
Kupwara. Pertinent to mention that after 1947, when India got freedom,
the village saw electricity for the first time. Mir said that under LG
administration, UT of J&K is witnessing a new era of development for
which LG Manoj Sinha will be remembered. The village was covered
under Deen Dhayal scheme and the residents of the village expressed joy and appreciated the LG led administration for providing the electricity in and appreciated the LG led administration for providing the electricity in
Mir, while discussing the issue of electricity, water, and road connectivity
during the winter and the snowfall, he requested LG for directing
administration to facilitate people during this winter. LG Manoj Sinha
assured that administration is on toes with men and machinery on stand
by. We will assure electricity, road connectivity and water during this
water. I will be personally monitoring the situation to facilitate people
during the harsh winters.