File photo of Lt Governor J&K, GC Murmu

Jammu: Lieutenant Governor, J&K Girish Chandra Murmu has expressed deep pain and anguish at the killing of Ajay Pandita  Bharti,  Sarpanch in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, who was shot dead by unknown gunmen on Monday.

Calling it a cowardly act, the Lt Governor condemned the killing and said that those behind the killing are the enemies of humanity. The attack on any public representative is the attack on the democratic setup, he added. He has directed the authorities to spare no efforts in bringing the culprits to justice.

He prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul and expressed solidarity with the bereaved family members.

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