Minister’s appeal to ‘elders’ amid tensions, curbs in Jammu’s Bhaderwah | Latest News India

Union Minister Jitendra Singh tweeted about the situation in Jammu town of Bhaderwah on Friday morning.

A day after sanctions were announced in the town over allegations of objectionable speeches at Bhaderwah in Jammu and Kashmir, the army was reportedly summoned to a flag parade and Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Friday morning “urged the elders and chiefs to remain calm.” “I am deeply disturbed by the unpleasant situation that occurred in Bhaderwah yesterday. I appeal to the elders and the heads of the two communities to maintain the traditional harmony that the beautiful Bhaderwah town has always been known for.” The Union Minister from Jammu tweeted.

“In the meantime, I am in constant touch with DC Doda Sh Vikas Sharma and Divisional Commissioner Jammu and Ramesh Kumar. Post

A case has been filed over the alleged provocative speeches as police have warned people against triggering law and order issues, the news agency PTI reported. “A curfew has been imposed as a precautionary measure in the face of communal tensions. Action has been taken (on anti-inflammatory speeches) under IPC Section 295-A (intentional and malicious acts, intended to offend religious feelings of any class) by insulting its religion or religious beliefs Punishment) Bhaderwah at the police station, ”an official quoted him as saying.

The speeches – which were shared on social media amid a controversy over criticism against BJP leader Nupur Sharma and Naveen Jindal – were suspended against the Prophet Mohammed and his wife.

“Anyone who takes the law into its own hands cannot be left behind,” the officer added.

Meanwhile, former J&K CM Omar Abdullah also demanded peace. “I think cool leaders prevail. J&K has a lot of problems without including them with the communal tensions that are spreading in and around Bhadarwa.

(With inputs from PTI, ANI)

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