Ask them to pursue bright side of life
Baramulla: Jammu and Kashmir police on Sunday held an interaction under “A New Beginning on Sunday with the youth who were given amnesty after chief minister Mehbooba Mufti asked police to withdraw FIRs and cases against first-time stone pelters.
“Young boys whose cases were withdrawn, their parents and other citizens from Baramulla attended the function,” a statement issued by police at the end of the function said.
“There was a feeling of jubilation and alleviation among the youth who pledged to make a new beginning in their lives to contribute positively towards the development of healthy society. They expressed their gratitude to Cheif Minister for relieving a great burden from their lives and providing them a chance to start afresh by removing the hassles of litigation and trials in the courts,” the statement claimed.
On the occasion MLA Baramulla, Javaid Hassan Baig said the “initiative was in the interest of youth and peace”.
“The foundation of political struggle of CM is based on safety, security, development and welfare of youth,” Baig said.
The statement said that Baig advised the youngsters to take “full advantage of amnesty scheme and begin a new life as peaceful citizens and not indulge in violence that brings miseries and tribulations to their families and to the society in general”.
“This initiative from the CM is based on her continued endeavour to ensure peace and development in the state with focus on youth who are the most precious resources of the nation and thus need to be protected and groomed to achieve the success and happiness in their lives,” he added.
DIG North Kashmir Vidhi Kumar Birdhi and SSP Baramulla Imtiyaz Hussain also spoke on the occasion.
“They (police officers) assured the youth total support from Police department in shaping up their careers and helping them out to secure gainful employment. They also asked them not to fall in the trap of vested interests who are out to ruin their lives while securing bright future for their own children,” the police statement said.