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Ramzan ceasefire won't be extended, anti-terror operations to resume: Rajnath Singh

The ceasefire during Ramzan was announced on May 17, however, it resulted in a spurt in terror activities in the valley.

NMF News Bureau | Updated: 17 Jun 2018, 11:54:27
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New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who two days ago met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to review the suspension of anti-terrorism operations in Jammu and Kashmir during Ramzan that ended with Eid, on Sunday announced via Twitter that the ceasefire will not be extended.

"The operations against the terrorists will resume. The government commends the security forces for having shown exemplary restraint during Ramzan despite grave provocations," the home ministry tweeted.

The ceasefire during Ramzan was announced on May 17, however, it resulted in a spurt in terror activities in the valley.

Rajnath further added that this decision was taken in the interest of peace-loving people of Jammu and Kashmir so that a conductive atmosphere could be provided to them to observe Ramzan.

This decision was taken in the interests of the peace-loving people of Jammu and Kashmir, in order to provide them a conducive atmosphere to observe Ramzan, he added.


First Published: 17 Jun 2018, 11:54:27

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