New Delhi: As Jammu and Kashmir witnesses violent protests following the death of the young Hizful Mujahideen commander Bhuran Wani, Congress party leader Sonia Gandhi on Monday stated that there would be no compromise on matters related to national security.

Asked about the raging protests across Kashmir which has resulted in the death of 21 civilians as of now, the Congress president said that it was “a matter of great anguish that so many innocent lives had been lost these past days in Kashmir.”

“The political process has made many gains in J&K over the last two decades particularly and these must not get lost,” Sonia said, and added that there would be no compromise on matters related to national security.