He made the announcement while moving a resolution in the state Assembly to condemn the terror attack claimed by the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror outfit.
The resolution was unanimously passed with members cutting across party lines condemning the carnage. The House also observed a two-minute silence.
As soon as the House met for the Budget session, the Chief Minister moved the resolution and termed the attack as “inhuman” and “barbaric”.
“This was an attack on the nation,” he said and conveyed his condolences to the bereaved families.”
The leader of Opposition Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka said the entire nation was united behind the families of the victims.
Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) legislator Ahmed Balala and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Raja Singh also backed the resolution and condemned the attack.