Local authorities on Mughal Road in Rajouri undertook snow clearing operation on November 29, as higher reaches of Pir Panjal received fresh snowfall. Heavy machinery such as JCB was used to clear the snow in the region. The Mughal Road connects South Kashmir's Shopian district to Rajouri and Poonch.
Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir region received fresh spell of snowfall and rain which have triggered cold wave conditions in the region. The snowfall led to closure of several roads connecting remote villages in the area. In view of heavy snowfall in the higher reaches of the valley, a 'low danger' avalanche warning was issued for Poonch, Rajouri, Ramban, Doda, Anantnag, Kulgam, Baramulla, and Ganderbal.
Border Security Force (BSF) celebrated its 56th Raising Day on December 01. The chief guest of the event, MoS (Home Affairs) Nityanand Rai felicitated the BSF personnel. DG of BSF, Rakesh Asthana said, "I pay my respects to families of all BSF personnel who've lost their lives in the line of duty. The BSF is the sentry to the more than 6,000 km long international border of the country. The BSF constituted with 25 battalions, is 192 battalions strong today. BSF is also working to find technical solutions to counter drone infiltrations on the western border. He further said, "We want to assure the country that our men will always stand to protect the country from the coward infiltration attempts of Pakistan, which we see have risen in the recent past." He then added, "On 20 June 2020, in the Kathua sector in Jammu, the BSF had intercepted a drone with a huge payload of weapons and ammunition."
The locals of Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir have high expectation from the ongoing District Development Council (DDC) elections. They are hopeful that this election's outcome will address their long-due grievances. Participation has been high since first phase began on November 28. Candidates of DDC elections are reaching out to the locals door to door. They urged people to vote for development in the region. Eight phased local bodies' polls in JandK began on Nov 28. Polling for 43 constituencies in the first phase concluded with 51.76% voter turnout.
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Pakistan initiated an unprovoked ceasefire violation in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir. Ceasefire violation occurred on Thursday (November 12). Pakistan violated ceasefire by..