Terrorism has to be tackled by roots, says Satya Pal Malik
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya pal malik said that terrorism must be tackled by roots as it exists in the mind.
Addressing the media at the civil secretariat here, he said, "Terrorism exists in the mind and it is there that we must fight it."
He also said, "The situation in the state has largely improved, with stone pelting incidents reduced in the valley along with the general levels of militant violence."
"I am here to carry forward Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision and we are ready to talk to everyone who wants to restore peace in the state," he said.
On the killing of BJP leader Anil Parihar and his brother he stated that the incident was unfortunate and the killers have been identified and would soon be nabbed.."
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What else he said:
- I was aware of the hardships being faced by the people living in the border areas.
- To evade arrest during the Emergency, we, including Rajnath Singhji had gone into hiding in these areas in 1975.