By Mudasir Ahmad Khan
Srinagar: State Governor Satya Pal Malik has told on the sidelines of a function of SKICC on Tuesday that there was no truth behind the rumours that the Central Government was going do some very bold move on Kashmir. He said that even an small incident happen in Lal Chowk, the news travels to Raj Bhawan that bomb has exploded. He said that there is lot of rumour mongering going on in Kashmir without any basis. When he was asked by some media men that on social media many government orders were circulating saying that thing would not be normal after August 15, he said that these all order were invalid and everything was normal in Kashmir.
Reacting to the statement of State Governor, Former Chief Minister Omar Abudullah on twitter said that it was a serious matter if according to the State Governor all these government orders were fake. He has asked for CBI inquiry into these orders so that such invalid orders do not circulate and create panic among the people.
In the recent past soon after the visit of NSA Chief Ajit Dovel, Union Ministry decided to airlift ten thousand more troops to Kashmir in spite of the fact that already one lack twenty thousand additional troops were stationed in Kashmir since the conduct of Panchayat elections and some of them were brought for Amarnath Yatra. it was followed by some government orders circulated on social media, adding to the fears of people that things would be bad in Kashmir after August 15. Even a section of media reported that the Central Government is going to do away with article 35 A and they were bringing more security forces to deal with law and order situation which will arise on ground in Kashmir.
Already there is panic in entire Kashmir especially in Srinagar city and people are busy in stocking essential commodities like dry rashan, pulses etc. as the rumours about months long unrest are already in circulation. As the State Governor has denied these rumours people want to get more assurances especially from the Central Government before such rumours can died down on the ground.