"I think, this is also an occasion for us to do some re-thinking and rise above the political lines and learn that any decisions regarding sensitive issues, like for example Armed Forces Special Powers, to maintain it or withdraw it, to continue it or discontinue it, has to be essentially based on the wisdom and inputs of the security agencies, instead of getting tempted to political considerations," explained Singh, who is a minister of state in the Prime Minister's Office.


Jammu: MoS at PMO Jitendra Singh (R) visits the injured at a government hospital in Kathua, Jammu on Saturday a day after the Rajbagh Police Station encounter.


He hit out at Pakistan for for failure to mend ways to foment trouble in Jammu and Kashmir.

It was certainly evident that Pakistan was not ready to mend its ways but as the Prime Minister had already stated even on the floor of the House that India, under the present government, follows the policy of zero-tolerance towards terrorism and Government is committed to that Singh affirmed.

"The Centre is fully-equipped to deal with such a situation", Singh said, who rushed from New Delhi to visit the injured in the terrorists attack for the second time in as many days, at GMC hospital here.

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