Senior Goa law enforcement officials have been directed to make sure security of Jammu and Kashmir residents staying within the coastal state, within the wake of the Pulwama terror assault. State Director Basic of Police (DGP) Muktesh Chander Friday mentioned superintendents of police from North Goa and South Goa districts and Particular Department have been directed to take crucial steps. “Law enforcement officials have been directed to take cognisance of any challenge raised by the Jammu and Kashmir residents,” the DGP mentioned.
The directions got here in opposition to the backdrop of assorted incidents in components of the nation whereby college students of Jammu and Kashmir have been both intimidated or pressured to go away schools amidst nationwide outrage over the Pulwama incident during which 40 jawans of the CRPF have been killed in a blast triggered by a suicide bomber on February 14.
Listening to a plea, the Supreme Court docket on February 22 directed chief secretaries and DGPs of 11 states to take “immediate” and crucial motion to stop incidents of risk, assault and social boycott of Kashmiris within the aftermath of the Pulwama terror assault. Goa doesn’t determine within the listing of 11 states. PTI RPS Kashmiri businessmen promote handicrafts, gem stones, carpets and different unique articles in South Goa’s Canacona, recognized for its stunning seashores.