Smooth conduct of Amarnath yatra a challenge, will ensure safe pilgrimage: Guv Malik
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday said that situation in Jammu and Kashmir is very good; saying that the smooth conduct of Amarnath yatra is a challenge for his administration.
Talking to reporters on the sidelines of a function here at SKICC, Governor said that the situation in the Valley was very good, adding that the militant recruitment as well as the stone pelting incidents especially on Fridays here have declined. “Two of the youth who had joined militant ranks have recently returned to their families. People have understood that this way will lead us nowhere,” he added.
He further added that the rush of tourists in the Valley is mounting while as there was no threat to the tourists in Kashmir. However, Governor Malik said that stray incidents are still taking place and even America, France, England and other countries failed to stop it.