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Div Com takes stock of major developmental projects in Pulwama, Anantnag districts

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Anantnag, Dec 30: The Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir Pandurang K Pole today took on spot assessment of pace and progress of work execution on various major developmental projects during an extensive tour to Pulwama and Anantnag districts.


He visited Industrial Estate Wuyan,  Industrial Estate Khrew and Grid Station Khrew in Pulwama district.


The Div Com was accompanied by Deputy Commissioner Pulwama, Raghav Lankar, DC Anantnag KK Sidha, Director Industries, MD JKPCC,  GM SICOP, CE PHE, GM SIDCO, GM Sports Council, DD Planning, representatives from various departments and agencies.


Stressing on making all facilities including power and water supply available to the units at  Wuyan Industrial Estate, the Div Com directed concerned to identify nearby available structures or land for the relocation of army from the estate land and vacate structures presently occupied by the forces.


Stressing on early widening of approach road length upto 40 feet at  Industrial Estate Khrew, the Div Com instructed concerned to start land acquisition and removal of encroachments if any at the earliest for the proposed road construction.  He said that work on road widening and other two patches should be complete by January ending.

Div Com also stressed on speedy work completion of under  construction administrative block. Instructions for work completion on Grid Station Khrew were also issued to ensure the project is completed by March to facilitate better power supply to the local industrial estate and adjoining areas.


During visit to Anantnag district, the Div Com inspected and assessed ongoing work process on multipurpose  Indoor and Outdoor Sports Stadiums, Emergency Landing Facility Bijbehra, Fruit and Vegetable Mandi Jablipora, Industrial Estate and Transit Accommodation Vessu, GMC Anantnag, Water Supply Schemes Brenty Batapora and Shangus.


Taking stock of the works, the Div Com emphasized on pace of work  is expedited to ensure  completion of all projects in time.
Calling upon providing better sports facilities to the youth in Anantnag, he directed concerned to construct a cycle and walking track adjacent to the inner road at Bijbehara stadium.
He said that land of Bijbehara has been always fertile in bringing up various sports personalities and special focus is being given on making all sports facilities available to the local youth.


Emphasizing on expanding the parking space, he said that construction work on Fruit and Vegetable Mandi shall be completed by next apple harvest season. Instruction on early completion of work on land facility at Bijbehra and other highway projects were also given to the concerned.


Inspecting the construction of residential structure at Transit Accommodation at Vessu, the Div Com stressed on speedy work completion on all underconstruction quarters for their early commissioning to the deserving. He also instructed concerned to ensure early vacation of an  building occupied by Panchs and Sarpanchs.


Div Com, who took assessment of civil and road  constructions at Industrial Estate Vessu, laid emphasized on work completion on Common Facility Centre.


At GMC Anantnag, Div Com inspected various blocks including Administration block and gave strict instructions that the work is completed within the deadline set as June- 2021. He also instructed concerned to constitute a joint team of officers for DPR preparations for the furnishing of the GMC Anantnag.
Later Div Com visited the Water Supply Schemes at Brenty Batapora and Shangus and emphasized on both projects are completed in time to supply potable water to all unconnected area.


During tour, various public delegations called upon the Div Com and raised their issues with him. After listening to their issues, the Div Com assured them that all their genuine demands shall be looked into and addressed on priority.

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In 3 hours; two LeT (TRF) militants killed in Pulwama, Sgr encounters: Police

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Militant killed in Pulwama was involved in killing of PDD employee at Batamaloo; Slain at Bemina encounter had killed SI Arshid at Khanyar, both slain locals; now only 3 militants active from Sgr district; 11 militants killed in 8 encounters this month: IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar

(Asian News Hub) – Jammu and Kashmir police Friday said that two Lashkar-e-Toiba (TRF) militants were killed in two separate encounters in southern Pulwama and Srinagar, who were involved in the killing of a civilian and probationary sub-inspector.

A police officer told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that based on a specific input, police, army and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in village Wahibugh area of Pulwama. “During the search operation, when the suspected house where the militant was hiding, was zeroed-in, repeated offers of surrender were made. But the militant fired indiscriminately at the forces triggering a gun-battle,” he said. “In the ensuing encounter, one militant identified as Shahid Bashir Shiekh, resident of Habba Kadal, Srinagar was killed and his body retrieved from the site of encounter.” The officer said that slain militant had joined militancy recently and was linked with Lashkar-e-Toiba (TRF). Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir Vijay Kumar told KNO that slain militant Shahid was involved in the killing of civilian and PDD employee Muhammad Shafi Dar of Batamaloo, Srinagar. “We have recovered an AK-47 riffle from the slain militant,” the IGP said.

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About the second encounter, police said based on a specific input by police about the presence of a militant at Hamdaniya Colony Bemina area of Srinagar, an operation was launched by the police in the area. “During the search operation, the hiding militant was asked to surrender but he fired at the forces triggering an encounter,” a police official said, adding that “In the ensuing encounter, one militant identified as Tanzeel Ahmed, a resident of Haba Kadal, Srinagar.

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He said that the slain Tanzeel was involved in the killing of Probationary Sub Inspector Arshid Ashraf at Khanyar, Srinagar on September 12. The Kashmir police chief said that Shahid and Tanzil were also “collaborators in recent killings of a chemist and two teachers in the city.” The IGP Kashmir said that after recent civilian killings, Srinagar based militants had shifted to South Kashmir “but we continued to track their movements and managed to zero in on them today.”

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“Now only three militants are active as two have been killed today. We are after the remaining three and will soon get them,” the IGP said, both the encounters took place within a span of three hours. “Both operations are over and two-AK-47 rifles have been recovered from the two slain militants,” he said.

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Militant killed in Bemina Sgr

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(Asian News Hub) – One militant has been killed in an ongoing encounter that broke out between forces and militants in Bemina area of Srinagar.

According to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), officials said that a militant has been killed while the operation is still on in the area.

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“#Encounter has started at #Bemina area of #Srinagar. Srinagar Police on the job. Further details shall follow,” Kashmir Police Zone tweeted.

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Militant from Sgr involved in recent civilian killings killed in Pulwama gunfight: IGP

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(Asian News Hub) – Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir Zone, Vijay Kumar Friday said that a militant from Srinagar, who was involved in recent civilian killings has been killed in Pulwama gunfight.

According to reports the gunfight broke out between forces and militants in Wahibugh area after a joint team of Police, Army’s 50 RR and CRPF launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.

Killed #terrorist has been identified as Shahid Basir Sheikh of #Srinagar. He was involved in recent #killing of #civilian (Mohd Safi Dar, PDD Deptt’s staff) on 2/10/21. AK 47 rifle was used in his killing. One AK rifle along with Mag/Amn recovered: IGP Kashmir, Kashmir Zone Police tweeted.

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