Source: News Bharati English16 Nov 2016 15:18:20

Jammu, November 16: Popular Bollywood actor nana Patekar on Wednesday attended the death laying ceremony of policemen Mohammad Shafi and soldier Gurnam Singh at Jammu and Kashmir. Shafi lost his life during an encounter with terrorists in Sopore last week while Singh martyred while foiling an infiltration bid in Kathua sector of J&K.

The former army personnel Pategar urged Kashmiri youths to pick up books and return to mainstream. Come to the mainstream and start studying, this will not hurt you. Consider this country as yours own and then everything will be easy for you, He said.  The comments come as schools in Kashmir reopened yesterday which were closed due to Kashmir unrest.

Taking about the soldiers he said, “I am very happy to meet soldiers. How can I increase the determination of our soldiers; they inspire me instead. These soldiers do not need any festival to be happy. Today is no Holi or Diwali, still they are so happy. They don’t even want holidays”.

About the demonetization policy he said that it is a very good step taken by government. “Very good step taken by the Government; we can bear a little inconvenience for the nation. We have suffered so much during past years, can’t we suffer these problems for 10-20 days”, he said.