Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh Wednesday labeled hardline separatist leader Syed ALi Shah Geelani as ‘Geelani Saheb’ claiming people like him are desperately trying to attract media attention as they have been left irrelevant by the electorate during the Assembly polls.
Speaking to reporters at the end of the public meeting in Rajouri Dr Nirmal Singh said, “Geelani saheb has been making statements only to attract media attention towards him”.
He said participation of large percentage of people in the electoral process has left these people irrelevant and they have making statements only to attract media attention.
Dr Singh said the issue of setting up of AIIMS in Jammu has been taken up with the Prime Minister and the Finance Minister.
We will not compromise on our stand on AIIMS. We are committed to improve health care infrastructure in Jammu region and we are trying our best to fulfill our commitment.
He assured people of Jammu the BJP-PDP govt will not compromise on the matter of national security and will not tolerate any anti national activity from its soil. He also assured farmers who were agitatting against handing over inadequate compensation that the govt would consider their cases and review the same to ensure adequate compensation was handed over to them at the earliest.