Determined to free J&K of terror: LG Sinha

Srinagar, Sep 18: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Monday assured the people that the administration is determined to make and terror-free.

LG Sinha said this in Reshipora in central Kashmir's Budgam district where he laid the foundation stone of the much-awaited 125-bedded District Hospital Complex at a cost of Rs 49.32 crore on Monday.

He said “We salute our soldiers and police personnel who laid down their lives in combating terrorism. “I assure the people that we will make J&K terror-free. This is our resolve,” he added.

He called upon the citizens to discharge their duties and contribute to the development of J&K. “Development should become a powerful people's movement in all 20 districts and the elements making efforts to disturb peace must be isolated by the society”, he added.

He said the conflict profiteers who kept the people of J&K away from mainstream development, those who built their houses in foreign countries and sent their children abroad for studies think that they only have all the rights on government resources.  “We have been successful in breaking the backbone of the ecosystem of conflict profiteers and will strike the last nail in the coffin of these subversive forces” Lt Governor said.

He congratulated the people of Budgam on the occasion, he said the 125-bedded Hospital will fulfill the long pending demand and dream of the people of having all the facilities under one roof.

“People's health is the top priority of the administration and this project is a testimony to our commitment to bring better health facilities to small towns,” Lt Governor said.

“We have travelled a long distance in the last three years in terms of speedy execution of projects within the stipulated period and eliminated the gap between the aspirations of people and the delivery by administration with dedication and commitment,” he said.

Lt Governor also paid homage to the martyrs of Police and Security Forces at Budgam.