Meghalaya Governor says ‘no regret’ over controversial tweet on Kashmiris post Pulwama attack
Meghalaya Governor says ‘no regret’ over controversial tweet on Kashmiris post Pulwama attack

TNT News | Shillong | March 08, 2019

Reacting to the Congress'opposition towards his tweet on the Kashmiris earlier, the Governor on Friday said that he has no regret over whatsoever he tweeted. He also said that one can just follow whatever he tweeted earlier regarding this issue.

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It may be mentioned that the opposition Congress staged a walk out on the first day of the Assembly Budget Session over the Governor's controversial remarks on Kashmiris post the Pulwama attack on Feb 14.

Earlier, while delivering his maiden ceremonious address on the first day of Assembly Budget Session on Friday Tatahagata Roy today said that the law and order situation in the State is by and large peaceful while adding that the overall internal security for the last one year has significantly improved. He further stated that the disputed pockets along the Assam-Meghalaya border are being monitored continuously adding that the administration at the district and local levels have on many occasions actively resolved problems and diffused situations along the inter-State border.

The Governor has also asked the State Government to complete the remaining fencing work on the international border with Bangladesh as soon as possible. Roy said that the process of setting up facilitation centres at various entry and exit points to contain influx is also in progress.

"My Government expresses it's concern on the attack of the CRPF Jawans at Pulwama, Jammu & Kashmir and condemns such act of violence. We express our deepest condolences to the family members of the deceased jeans," he said.

Meanwhile, he said that Meghalya has also become susceptible to cyber crimes and in view of the increasing cyber crime cases reported in the State, a cyber crime wing has been created under the Administrative Control and Management of CID.

"The State police will continue to remain vigilant and take appropriate measures to adapt to the changing situations for maintaining of law and order in the state for ensuring of safety and security," Roy said.

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