‘Mehbooba wants reformative approach towards youth’
Jammu, Dec 01: PDP General Secretary Rafi Ahmad Mir hailed Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti for formally issuing orders of withdrawal of cases against 4327 youth involved in 744 cases.
In a statement issued to KNS, Mir said that Chief Minister and PDP President Mehbooba Mufti wants a reformative approach towards the youth and pendency of cases against them caused great hardships to them and their families, making their reintegration in the society difficult.
Mir said that these youth were deprived of employment and educational opportunities because of pending FIRs and this humble gesture by the Chief Minister should be taken as a beginning for the larger roadmap of reconciliation and peace.
He said “these are ou
r own youth who need an embrace and he hoped that administration and police will ensure their rehabilitation into the society by further securing their rights of leading a dignified life.”
Mir also said that youth is the future of the state and the development and progress of it is to be carried forward by the new generation as per their dreams. “They have courage, conviction and integrity but they are misunderstood and there is a need to reach out to them,” he added. (KNS)