Attack on party workers will not deter us: BJP leader

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Srinagar: Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) state general secretary, Ashok Koul on Saturday visited the family of slain party worker Shabir Bhat and assured them full support at the time of grief.
In a statement, Koul said that attacks on party workers will not deter our goal of development and prosperity in the state. “We are firm to strengthen our party in the valley, and militants can’t threaten us,” he added.
Ashok Kaul along with senior leaders encouraged Bhat’s parents that justice will be delivered. “Shabir Bhat was the real icon of Kashmiri youth. The nation is with the bereaved family and we are ready to provide them full support,” a party spokesperson said, quoting party leaders Sofi Yousif and Ramesh Arora.