No Extension of Ceasefire in J&K, Security Forces to Take Necessary Actions to Prevent Terrorist Attacks: Rajnath Singh
Home Minister Rajnath Singh (Photo Credits: PTI)

Jammu, June 17: In wake of the continued ceasefire violations in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said security forces are being directed to take all necessary actions as earlier to prevent terrorists from launching attacks & indulging in violence and killings.

Rajnath said that the government will continue with its endeavour to create an environment free of terror and violence in J&K. The Home Minister took toTwitter and lauded the role of Security Forces for having implemented the decision in letter and spirit in the face of grave provocation.

The Home Minister appreciated their efforts to enable the Muslim brothers and sisters to observe Ramzan in a peaceful manner. "This decision has been widely appreciated by the people all over the country, including J&K, and has brought relief to the common citizens", he mentioned in a tweet.

"It is important that all sections of peace-loving people come together to isolate the terrorists and motivate those who have been misguided to return to the path of peace", Rajnath mentioned in a tweet.

Rajnath said that it was expected that everyone will cooperate in ensuring the success of this initiative but while the Security Forces displayed exemplary restraint during this period, the terrorists continued with their attacks, on civilians and SFs, resulting in deaths and injuries.

On 17th May 2018, GoI took the decision that Security Forces will not conduct offensive operations in J&K during the holy month of Ramzan. This decision was taken in the interests of the peace loving people of J&K, in order to provide them a conducive atmosphere to observe Ramzan