Suspension of anti-terror operations by security forces in Jammu in Kashmir is likely to continue after Ramzan. The Ministry of Home Affairs had on May 16, 2018, asked security forces not to launch operations in J&K during the holy month of Ramzan. The ministry had said that the decision had been taken to help the “peace-loving Muslims observe Ramzan in a peaceful environment”. The Centre had also said that the security forces reserved “the right to retaliate if attacked or if essential to protect the lives of innocent people”.
The Centre asks Security Forces not to launch operations in Jammu & Kashmir during the holy month of Ramzan. Decision taken to help the peace loving Muslims observe Ramzan in a peaceful environment.
HM Shri @rajnathsingh has informed the Chief Minister, J&K of Centre’s decision.
— HMO India (@HMOIndia) May 16, 2018
As per Zee Media sources, the government has received feedback that the move has got a positive response in the Kashmir Valley. However, in the wake of the ceasefire, there has been an increase in firing and shelling by Pakistan along the border, which does not want the move to be successful in the state.
Security forces have been retaliating with full force and as per BSF reports, Pakistan has had to suffer three times more than India. The para-military force is said to have been sending daily reports of the operations at the border to the Home Ministry. Read More…