Daily News Summary – Jammu & Kashmir – April 4, 2017


Center mulling over deporting 10,000 illegal Rohingyas from Jammu & Kashmir

Union Ministry is mulling over action on illegal Rohingyas after reports from Jammu & Kashmir government. There are estimated to be around 50,000 illegal Rohingya muslims all over India. 10,000 of these live in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, predominantly in the districts of Jammu and Samba. After fleeing Myanmar, where they have been siphoned out by the local communities, Rohingya Muslims entered India illegally through Indo-China, Indo-Myanmaar and Indo-Bangladesh borders. Rohingyas have been used as soft target by Pakistani terrorists, especially by LeT chief Hafeez Sayeed. Most of them have already been trained. Government is thinking over ways to deport them to curb further spread of terrorism.


19,000 Kashmiri youth registered in Indian Army

At an Army Recruitment Rally held in Pattan, Baramalluh district, over 19000 Kashmiri youth registered to serve their motherland.



Mufti says creating jobs is her top priority

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has time and again emphasized on job creation and growth. Addressing workers in Devsar and Dooru, she reiterated that job creation is her primary goal and branded employment as the biggest challenge of our times. She mentioned Verinag-the fountainhead of legendry river Jhelum-has been accorded the status of a heritage town and this year Rs. four crore would be spent. In her speech, she criticized the leadership of NC when it was part of UPA and NDA. She also took a dig at Pakistan. “Stop supporting militancy in Jammu and Kashmir”, mentioned Mufti, referring to Pakistan.


Cease fire violation by Pakistan, yet again

In yet another successful attempt, Pakistan began an unprovoked ceasefire violation in Rajouri. Indi Army has retaliated strongly and effectively


Tulip garden: Tourists flock to see Asia’s largest tulip garden

The Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden, situated by Dal Lake opened up for Tourism. The garden would be open for 15 days. This garden boasts over 20 lakh tulips. The tulips normally blossom completely by April.



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