Days after PM Modi urged Kashmiri youth not to choose terrorism, over 19000 youth applied for different Army posts and 3,000 turned up for the recruitment rally held in Baramulla district on Tuesday. To ensure smooth conduct of the procedure, police and army soldiers were deployed in good strength.
This recruitment process is carried out to appoint soldiers GD, clerks, tradesmen and others. Students who have passed Class X ,Class XII examination and want to serve the country by joining Indian army can make an attempt via this rally.
Earlier on March 21, over 4000 youth from Baramulla and Kupwara districts of Kashmir took part in Army recruitment rally.
While addressing a public rally in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had urged the youth of Kashmir to choose tourism, not terrorism, to help the state scale new heights of progress. PM Modi had asserted that “40 years of bloodshed” had not benefitted anyone, sending out a message to the misguided youth of Kashmir in the wake of the growing unrest in the Valley and spurt in clashes between civilians and the security forces.
After inaugurating the 9-km-long Chenani-Nashri tunnel, Modi asked the Kashmiri youth that if they ignored the “invaluable tradition of Sufi culture”, they would “lose the present and plunge your future into darkness”.
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