Don’t pay heed, support or join those spreading chaos, rumors about JK, says LG Manoj Sinha

Srinagar: Without naming any regional political party, the Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Tuesday said though there are few elements trying to spread chaos and confusions about J&K, there is no need to pay heed, support or join their ranks.

Lieutenant Governor Sinha was speaking to reporters on the sidelines of ‘J&K Sambhaav’ event held at Prithvi Raj Road, New Delhi. “There are few elements spreading wrong information about J&K, but I want to say there is no need to support and join their ranks,” Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha as per KNS said.

He said Jammu and Kashmir has seen a massive change in the last 4 to 5 years under the leadership and guidance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and exhibiting this reformation to the people of the country and abroad the government has held a seven-day long J&K Sambhaav event here today. “After independence, J&K has seen a huge influx of tourists including foreigners. Before two years J&K recorded 1.87 cr, then 2.17 lac tourist flow respectively. Also there has been a 2.5 percent increase in foreign tourist arrivals,” LG Sinha said.

Replying to a query, LG Sinha said the aim of granting reservation to Paharis of J&K was to bring them into mainstream class to utilise their endeavors in nation building. “This was an effort that those left in past decades to rope in them into the mainstream. I believe there should be a role and contribution of every person if we wish to make India a Viksit Bharat,” he said.

Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha said appealed to the media to play its role in making people of country and abroad aware about changes happening in Jammu and Kashmir in the last 4 to 5 years.

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