Over 5,000 preventive arrests in J&Okay since Aug 5 and 609 mute in custody: Govt

    Over 5,000 preventive arrests in J&Okay since Aug 5 and 609 mute in custody: Govt

    PTI | Updated: Nov 27, 2019, 15: 20 IST

    Union minister G Kishan Reddy speaking in Rajya Sabha.

    NEW DELHI: Over 5,000 preventive arrests were made in Jammu and Kashmir since August 5 when the Centre announced abrogation ofArticle 370 provisions, and 609 of them are mute in custody, Union ministerG Kishan Reddysaid in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.
    No one has died in police firing since August 5, but 197 of us were injured in law and expose incidents, he said.
    “With a eye to discontinue commission of offences provocative breach of peace, upkeep of the public expose and actions prejudicial to the protection of the converse, 5,161 preventive arrests, at the side of stone pelters, miscreants, over ground workers, separatists and political workers, had been made since August 5, 2019, in Kashmir Valley,” the Union minister of converse for residence said.
    “Out of these, 609 of us are at this time below detention and out of which roughly 218 are stone pelters,” he said in reply a written query.
    Amongst these that proceed to be below detention encompass three frail chief ministers of Jammu and Kashmir — Farooq Abdullah, Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti.
    Reddy said enough safety personnel are deployed in Jammu and Kashmir for augmenting the protection of counter insurgency grid, strengthening the interior safety and declaring law and expose.
    “It has been reported by the manager of Jammu and Kashmir that principal companies and products are functioning in overall within the Valley,” he said.
    The minister said as per the myth of the manager of Jammu and Kashmir, since August 5, 2019, nobody has died consequently of police firing in law and expose incidents.
    “Throughout this era, 197 other folks were injured in law and expose linked incidents. Throughout the identical duration, three safety force personnel and 17 civilians were killed in fright-linked incidents whereas 129 other folks obtained injured,” he said.
    Replying to 1 more query, Reddy said the of us of Jammu and Kashmir maintain suffered from terrorist violence and separatism supported from throughout the border for the previous many decades.
    “On memoir of Article 35A and particular diversified constitutional provisions, the of us of this field had been denied stout rights enshrined within the Constitution of India and the benefits of a immense amount of central guidelines that had been being loved by diversified electorate of the nation. As a consequence, stout financial doable of the field is maybe no longer realised by the of us of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh regions for the closing 70 years,” he said.
    The minister said after the declaration issued by the president below Article 370, primarily based totally on the advice of Parliament and reorganisation of the erstwhile converse of Jammu and Kashmir into Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Union Territory of Ladakh, all such aspects were addressed and the of us of Jammu and Kashmir can now realise stout doable in all sectors of financial system relish in diversified parts of the nation.
    “Attributable to these recent choices, particular precautionary measures taken before every thing maintain already been substantially relaxed. There is never any explicit myth obtained from the manager of Jammu and Kashmir referring to any recent losses on memoir of such preventive steps taken as a non permanent measure,” Reddy said.
    Under the Rs 80,068 crore prime minister’s pattern equipment announced on November 7, 2015, 63 main pattern projects in dual carriageway, energy, properly being, tourism, agriculture, horticulture, skill pattern sectors, and many others., are below varied stages of implementation, he said.
    As properly as to the above steps, many flagship schemes of the Centre, at the side of the particular person beneficiary centric schemes, are being proactively implemented by the Authorities of Jammu and Kashmir, he added.

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