Lt. Gen. (Retd) S K Sinha, former J&K Governor meets Dr Jitendra Singh


Former Jammu & Kashmir Governor Lt. Gen. (Retd.) S.K. Sinha met Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs and Sports, MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh and held over an hour long meeting to discuss different issues related to Jammu & Kashmir and the Northeast.

92-year old Gen. Sinha is a war veteran and a long time Kashmir observer, who first time came to the State of Jammu & Kashmir in 1947 as an Indian Army Major and was associated with the State for the next over half-a-century till he relinquished office as Governor of the State in 2008, when Shri N.N. Vohra took over.

Gen. Sinha spoke at length about his impressions about the situation in Jammu & Kashmir, as it has evolved since independence.

From his long experience in having dealt with the Northeast, Gen. Sinha provided Dr Jitendra Singh a detailed perspective about how the events have evolved in Assam and the other North-Eastern States over the last 65 years.

Gen. Sinha also updated Dr Jitendra Singh about his current subject of research, which was that of rediscovering the rich heritage of his hometown of Patna, originally known as Pataliputra which had been the capital of India for as many as 700 years.

Dr Jitendra Singh appreciated Gen. Sinha’s commitment and passion for research, and said that the inputs provided by him are of immense value. wishes Gen. Sinha the very best and appreciates the proactiveness of a concerned Indian.

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