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PM always gives top priority to J-K: Jitendra Singh

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

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"always gives top priority to Modi ji has ensured that developmental work should be balanced between the three regions - Jammu, and Ladakh," Singh told ANI.

Modi is scheduled to visit tomorrow.

Just a day before his scheduled visit to the valley, a total of four civilian and a (BSF) lost their lives in the ceasefire violation at different places along the Line of Control (LoC).

The (BJP)-led Centre had recently ordered to suspend the operations against terrorist in the state during the holy month of Ramzan.

The said the decision has been taken to help the "peace-loving Muslims observe Ramzan in a peaceful environment".

However, it clarified that the security forces "reserve the right to retaliate if attacked or if essential to protect the lives of innocent people".

On a related note, three days ago, a soldier lost his life in a cross-border firing along the International Boundary (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir's district on the intervening night of May 14 and 15.

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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 17:15 IST