BJP Human Rights cell in its meeting held today at Party Headquarter under their State Convenor Prof. K.L. Kaul condemned the dastardly attack on Srinagar based Senior Journalist Shujaat Bukhari and conveyed shock and grief on such gruesome killings. He was veteran editor in chief of English daily Rising Kashmir and a brave and courageous editor. Killing of Senior Journalist Shujaat Bukhari is a cowardly act said Prog. Kaul and further stated that the security situation in the state should be reviewed in the valley to avert such attacks in further to ensure a situation where the media and press can discharge its duties without any fear of violence. His killing is a big loss to the media fraternity in Kashmir in particular and the situation it is media which stood together to boost the morale of all such forces that work for unity and integrity of the country.
We also condemn the brutal killing of Rifleman Aurangzeb who was abducted and later killed by militants in Pulwama district when he was on his way home for Eid celebration with his family his body laden with bullets was found by a team of police and army at Gussu village in Pulwama district. He was a brave soldier who lived for peace and died for peace. We salute this great son of India.
We pray for peace to the departed soul and strength to the bereaved family of these two patriots to bear this irreparable loss. We also pay homage to Bukharis two personal security offices who were also killed in this terror attack.
The esteemed members who were present in the meeting were Co-Convenor Vikas Gupta and Executive member Vinay Pandoh.