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Not me but ‘corrupt officials’ bringing bad to Kashmir: J&K Guv


Jammu, Oct 31: Lashing out at the politicians Satya Pal Malik in his maiden remarks to media here on Wednesday said that it is not the Governor but the ‘corrupt officials’ are bringing bad name to the Kashmir.

He has also alleged that Jammu and Kashmir Governor is bringing bad name to Kashmir

“The politicians who are saying that the Governor is giving bad name to Kashmir, I must say that it is not me who is giving bad name but it is those corrupt official who are giving bad name to Kashmir,” Mr Malik told reporters here at the Raj Bhawan after flagging off ‘Saubhagya Rath’—an initiative of electrifying all left villages of the state.

On radicalization of youth in the Valley, he said, “steps are taken to de-radicalize youth in the Valley. We have to ensure and make radicalized lot believe that gun is no solution.”

“We are engaging youth in sports and other activities,” said the Governor.

On terrorism, he said, “those who will fire upon security forces will not get floral bouquet in return, but I believe in ending terrorism by engaging youth.”

Mr Malik also said that Jammu and Kashmir Police is capable enough to fight against terror.