|Early Times Report|
Jammu, Augu 20: In a significant development and change of previous stance, the member of Majlies e Shoura Committee Kishtwar, an amalgam of Muslim religious bodies today said that the abrogation of Article 370 is not a religious issue for them added that it is an issue for the political parties and not for them.
As per the details available with "Early Times", four representatives of Majlis Shoura Committee, district Kishtwar today called on Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kishtwar, Angrez Singh Rana and discussed over the current scenario in District.
During the meet, representatives of Majlis Shoura Committee assured their full support and co-operation to District Administration for maintenance of peace, tranquility, law and order and also demanded for release of people who have been kept house arrest or sent to police custody .
They also demanded release of its another member Syed Shabir Ahmed who is presently lodged in District Jail Kishtwar since last 15 days since the government of India abrogate and scrape the Article 370 and 35 A of the constitution.
They also lauded the efforts of DC Kishtwar for strict maintenance of peace, law and order in tough situations, as well as for developmental progress in the district during his tenure.
"Scraping of Article 370 is not a religious for u we have no control over political parties if they carried out any political rally people participated in it" one of its members told DC Ki
htwar added that in case they found that people are being provoked administration is free to take action in such cases against the guilty persons.
Majlis Shoura Committee reach out to Kishtwar administration, assured full support for peace, communal harmony
DC , Kishtwar Angrez Singh Rana during the meeting with Shoura committee members appealed the general public especially youth to choose right path, maintain peace and brotherhood and don't pay any heed towards rumors/anti-national elements and provocative speeches added that if anyone found indulged in wrong practices he/she shall be booked under law of land.
They also put forth several demands, wherein DC assured that their genuine demands shall be fulfilled at an earliest.
Meanwhile schools in Doda and Kishtwar District today opened with thin attendance and the students who today attended the school told the "Early Times" that they want to carry forward with their studies and want time to get the left out syllabus completed well on time as they have already suffered due to 15 days closure of schools.
In another significant development District Administration in Kishtwar District has put on hold the decision of restoration of mobile calling services in the District.
Senior official in District Administration Kishtwar confirm to "Early Times" on putting the order of DC Kishtwar with regard to restoration of Airtel mobile calling services in the District in abeyance, however the officer did not give any specific reason for the said decision which was taken by the administration early in the morning.