Burning schools worst form of terrorism, will take steps in one week: J-K CM Mehbooba Mufti

Mehbooba's statement came at a time when militants have torched close to 30 schools in the Valley.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published:November 7, 2016 10:58 am
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Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday asserted that the state government will take necessary steps in next one week to identify and punish those who are behind recent incidents of burning schools in the Valley.

“When everything started moving in Jammu and Kashmir, some miscreants burnt our schools which impacted our education system,” news agency ANI quoted Mehbooba as saying.

The minister added that government was trying to ‘demotivate’ the children who had recently joined militancy and efforts were on to bring them back to their homes.

Mehbooba’s statement came at a time when unidentified militants have torched close to 30 schools in the Valley. The region is facing unrest since the last four months after killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani by security forces on July 8.

Reiterating the need to tackle Pakistan and its influence in promoting militancy in the Valley, Mehbooba said: “You can change your friends but you cannot change your neighbours. We need to adopt the ideas of Atal Bihari Vajpayee to tackle Pakistan.”

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    George
    Nov 7, 2016 at 6:08 am
    Everyone who has a brush with Islam is at risk. Any Muslim can become a terrorist overnight. As long as people believe Muhammad was a messenger of God, they are at risk of contracting Islamic terrorist fever.
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      Chander Pal
      Nov 7, 2016 at 6:48 am
      How come all those sick sick sickular political parties are not able to string together high voltage condemnation concerning burning of schools.
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        Chand
        Nov 7, 2016 at 5:41 am
        The Government should take sternest action against anti social elements in the society. No right thinking person will think of burning schools and whoever supports such heinous crime is depriving a new generation of personal growth.
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          David Soloman
          Nov 7, 2016 at 6:16 am
          The problem is that all those conditions that prepare a Muslim to become a terrorist are also caused by the Quran. These conditions are not cultural, ethnic, political or economical. They are religious. The hatred of the Jews and the non-Muslims has its roots in the Quran. Most of the crises that Muslim youth face, like lack of opportunity and loss of hope are also the result of the failure of Islam in solving the real problems of Muslims and particularly the youth
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            Faku Faking
            Nov 7, 2016 at 7:46 am
            terimaaka halwa/\
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              Kay Gee
              Nov 7, 2016 at 6:11 am
              Kashmiris think who wants your kids ignorent. What is his motive. Are they want to create an Afghanistan in the kashmir?
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                Vedic_Citizen
                Nov 7, 2016 at 5:40 am
                Taliban in Afgan destro schools and macred kids, ISIS in Syria abolished school education and bombed many schools, Boko Haram in Nigeria abducted 200 school girls. Means, they want just Madra education and take Muslims back to 7th century
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                  umeash
                  Nov 7, 2016 at 6:22 am
                  Kashmir Jehidis, Stone Throwers, School Burners are not less than Talibani and ISIS.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Must be shoot and Dead.
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