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Measures taken to build confidence among minorities

Last Updated on October 11, 2021 at 5:18 pm

After the recent attacks and killing of civilians in Jammu and Kashmir various security measures have been taken to bring the sense of security among the people particularly the minorities have been taken by the security forces. Moreover, security around transit camps has been increased, reportedly.

Officials informed that security review meetings have been held by the Kashmir Zone Police and security around the transit camps has been increased.

Aftermath of the attacks families in large number started leaving the valley who came after so many at various places in Kashmir for getting jobs under the Prime Minister’s special employment scheme for Kashmiri migrants.

The transit camps are located in Baramulla, Budgam, Anantnag, Kupwara and at some other places.

A senior police official informed that most of the employees putting up in transit camp have been appointed in various government departments and are working here since a decade. He further added that it has been assured to them that security has been tightened and they should not panic.

The officer informed that said more police and paramilitary personnel have been deployed at these camps. Also he further added that proper contact with the minority communities is being kept.

The officer said that measures to instill sense of security among the minorities living outside the transit camps have also been taken.

The officer said that since the first recent civilian killing there has been heavy deployment of security across Kashmir. He said that joint parties of police and security forces in Srinagar and elsewhere in Kashmir have also erected checkpoints and installed mobile bullet proof bunkers to carry out frisking of commuters and pedestrians.