The chief minister said that every time there was an instance of death in the state, the Opposition People's Democratic Party blamed him even if there was no fault of his administration.
One person was killed while four were injured allegedly inn firing by security forces during protests in Baramulla town. The protests were being staged by local residents against the alleged ransacking of their houses by the army personnel. They pelted stones at the armymen at which the latter allegedly fired to disperse the mob, sources said.
The Jammu and Kashmir CM also said that the that Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) should be repealed from the places where Army is not required.