Srinagar: In a major step, since Governors rule, the Government of Jammu and Kashmir has withdrawn security cover from 919 persons, in the State, thereby freeing 2,768 police personnel and 389 vehicles.
ANI reported that people whose security cover has been withdrawn by J-K includes 22 pro-freedom leaders, according to the Ministry of Home Affairs, “it gives a clear message to those who are involved in anti-national activities. “
The move follows strict stance by Home Ministry on inappropriate usage of scarce police resources in the State.
Government of India’s move has said that many ‘undeserving persons’ managed to get security cover resulting in lack of State police resources for public at large.