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Centre announces ceasefire in J&K

May 16, 2018 04:32 PM

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI: The Centre has told security forces not to launch operations in Jammu and Kashmir during the holy month of Ramadan, it was announced on Wednesday.

The decision was taken "to help the peace loving Muslims observe Ramzan in a peaceful environment", a Home Ministry statement said.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh informed Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti about the decision, it said.

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