Srinagar: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Thursday said that suspension of security operations by the Centre had provided an atmosphere to the local youth in which they were able to nurture their creativities and display their talent.
Mehbooba said that halt in operations had brought an attitudinal change among the youth.
Mehbooba was talking while attending a Sports Conclave organized by the J&K State Sports Council accompanied by Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
Mehbooba Mufti said the positivity generated by suspension of security operations in the State needed to be sustained and taken forward so that the youth who have felt the suffocation of violence of past three decades o would be provided a congenial atmosphere in which they can fulfill their dreams and realize their aspirations.
The Chief Minister said she has all along maintained that youth of the State hold a promise as they are full of talent but that potential only needs to be honed and provided with an opportunity to display.
Earlier, the Home Minister and the Chief Minister felicitated cricketing stars