You are here: Home » Politics » News » North
Business Standard

Dialogue with people will start soon, there should be peace in JK: LG Sinha

New lieutenant governor Manoj Sinha on Friday said the administration would soon initiate direct dialogue with the people to end the situation of uncertainty and the menace of terrorism.

Topics
Jammu and Kashmir | Manoj Sinha

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Manoj Sinha
Manoj Sinha | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Pitching for peace and stability in Jammu and Kashmir, the union territory's new lieutenant governor on Friday said the administration would soon initiate direct dialogue with the people to end the situation of uncertainty and the menace of terrorism.

Talking to reporters after taking oath, Sinha termed August 5 an important day in the history of . "After years of isolation, has joined the national mainstream," he said.

Discussing the priorities of the administration, the 61-year-old former Union minister said, "We need to establish a dialogue with the common people of .

"We don't have any agenda in that, there will be no discrimination against anyone. Constitution will be Gita in that," he said.

Sinha, who was administered the oath of office at a simple ceremony in the Raj Bhavan, said the process of direct dialogue with the people will be start in a few days.

"There should be peace and stability in Jammu and Kashmir. The situation of uncertainty should end, terrorism should end. Achieving all this along with accelerated development will be our aim, our mission," the lieutenant governor said.

Sinha succeeds former IAS officer Girish Chandra Murmu, who resigned on Wednesday night and was appointed Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on Thursday.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Dear Reader,


Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.
We, however, have a request.

As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.

Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.

Digital Editor

First Published: Fri, August 07 2020. 15:16 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU