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Refrain from stone pelting, cooperate with police: IGP

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 20, 2011 - 13:54

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police has
asked the youth to refrain from stone pelting and cooperate
with police to maintain peace in the Valley.

"Stone-pelting will not yield anything but will
definitely increase the difficulties for the people in the
Valley," Kashmir Inspector General of Police (IGP) S M Sahai
said after inaugurating a Youth Club in Handwara in Kupwara
district on Tuesday.

He appealed to the youth, particularly to the
students, to cooperate with police in maintaining peace in the

"The youth are the asset for the nation and there is a
need to hone their capabilities and latent talents," Sahai

The IGP said that the state police has initiated some
steps in this regard and the youth should make best of these

Kashmiri youth are full of talent and the need is to
provide them opportunities to display their talents so that
they not only make a name for themselves but also bring
laurels to the state, he said.

In order to provide platform to the youth in sports,
police has started Youth Clubs in every district, he said,
adding besides providing space for sports activities, internet
facilities are also being provided so that the youth can get
information regarding the employment opportunities outside the
state and the country.

Sahai said as a welfare measure, state police is going
to open a Police Public School in Baramulla district and soon
another school will be opened in Kupwara.


First Published: Wednesday, April 20, 2011 - 13:54
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