NEW DELHI: Today 18 people have martyrs in a fidayeen attack on the CRPF 54 battalion bus in the police convoy in Pulwama. At least 35 injured have been reported.
A CRPF convoy was passing on the Jammu-Srinagar highway during the attack. After the IED blast, the terrorists also fired. The CRPF’s IG said that this terrorist attack is a terrorist attack. Jaish-e-Mohammad took responsibility for the attack. Jaish-e-Mohammad released the picture of the terrorist terrorist and said that the terrorist named Adil Ahmed Dar attacked. This kind of attack has been done by militants since the year 2004.
As many as 1,25,931 voters have been deleted from the electoral rolls during the summary revision of the rolls in Jammu and Kashmir before the Lok Sabha elections. According to the chief electoral officer, Shailendra Kumar, in addition to this, 9,23,654 demographically similar entries were also removed from the rolls and 1,687 logical errors have been corrected. As many as 3,07,984 new voters have been added which is highest as compared to the last four years’ additions. Besides, 94,659 corrections and modifications were made in the particulars of electors.
To maintain the correctness of the rolls, the multiple entries, duplicates, dead, and permanently shifted entries were also removed from the rolls. Shailendra Kumar interacted with all the District Election Officers (Deputy Commissioners) through Video Conferencing and discussed the election management action plans for the forthcoming Elections in the state after the last date of disposal of claims and objections.