‘Politics of votes’: Bihar deputy CM slams opposition for not ‘coming together’ over J&K civilian killings | Latest News India

In two separate incidents on Saturday, two migrant distributors had been killed by terrorists in Jammu & Kashmir, of whom, one was a resident of Bihar’s Banka who offered gol gappas within the valley.

Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

A day after one other vendor from Bihar was killed by terrorists in Jammu & Kashmir, the state’s deputy chief minister Tarkishore Prasad lashed out on the opposition events on Sunday, alleging that they’re not “coming together” even in “such killings.”

“It is surprising that even in such killings, the opposition parties of India are not coming together. This proves where the politics of votes has taken those parties,” Prasad was quoted as saying by information company ANI.

He added that the individuals of India are conscious of the whole lot” and they’re collectively in opposition to “Pakistan-backed terrorism which is behind these killings.”

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His statements come after Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday introduced an ex-gratia of 2 lakh from the CM reduction fund for the kin of the person who was murdered by terrorists in Srinagar’s Eidgah area. The deceased, recognized as Arbind Kumar Sah, hailed from Bihar’s Banka space and offered gol gappas within the valley.

The 29-year-old was rushed to Shri Maharaja Hari Singh hospital however medical doctors declared him lifeless on arrival. He was recognized by his Aadhar card.

The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday mentioned that terrorists fired pictures at two non-local labourers in unbiased circumstances in Srinagar and Pulwama. Sagir Ahmad of Uttar Pradesh’s Saharanpur was the opposite civilian who was shot at in Pulwama, and later succumbed to his accidents. “Areas have been cordoned and searches started,” J&K Police tweeted.

The focusing on killing of civilians, particularly these belonging to the minority communities, have been rocking the valley for the reason that starting of this month. Vijay Kumar, IGP Kashmir mentioned on Saturday that as many as 13 terrorists have been killed in a complete of 9 encounters since these killings commenced. He additional said that two Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists, concerned in lots of civilian killings, have been neutralised prior to now 24 hours until Saturday.

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