Rajnath condemns terror attack, but says "Kashmiriyat is still alive"

Rajnath condemns terror attack, but says Kashmiriyat is still alive


New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today lauded the people of Jammu and Kashmir for unequivocally condemning the terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims and this shows "Kashmiriyat is still alive". "The attack on Amarnath Yatris is a cowardly act of terror. Heartening to see the whole nation stand united against terrorism," said Mr Singh, who earlier in the day held a high-level review meeting top Home Ministry officials and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval "The people of Kashmir have strongly condemned the terror attack on Amarnath yatris. It shows the spirit of Kashmiriyat is very much alive," the Home Minister said. NSA Doval also briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the deliberations between top echelons of the Home Ministry and senior officials of the intelligence agencies. Meanwhile, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav said all steps should be be taken to ensure there are no more terror attacks on Amarnath pilgrims. "All steps will be taken to ensure that such an incident (terror attack) does not happen again," he said. Seven pilgrims, including six women, were killed last night when terrorists attacked their bus in the Anantnag district.

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