For Talks With Anyone Willing, Rajnath Singh Heads To Kashmir: 10 Points

by Leon Thompson September 11, 2017, 0:11
For Talks With Anyone Willing, Rajnath Singh Heads To Kashmir: 10 Points

The Home Minister will also discuss the roadmap to ensure long term solutions to the problems people are facing in the valley.

Rajnath Singh arrived in Srinagar on Sunday on a four-day visit to the territory.

Majority blamed the electronic media for what they called negative propaganda about Kashmir and urged Rajnath to regulate them.#Rajnath also had a one-to-one meeting with chief minister Mehbooba Mufti, who urged the central leader to reach out to all sections of the society in keeping with the Agenda of Alliance (AoA) between the BJP and her Peoples Democratic Party.

The Union Home Minister asked the authorities to expedite the implementation of the PMDP in a time bound manner.

Shunu said the exorbitant airfare to Leh round the year, especially during the months when the road-link is closed, is a source of great misery to the people.

The Home Minister said he fell short of words to express his "gratitude to the cops for their work". During his visit, Mr Singh will meet various delegations at Srinagar, Leh and Jammu. The total cost of PMDP is Rs 80,068 crores that includes 63 projects.

He said, "only you (JKP cops) can help in normalizing the Kashmir situation". Home Minister said the rehabilitation package for Jammu migrants has been implemented under the package.

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Rana said Article 35A reflected the identity of people and empowered them to shape their destiny and said any attempt to fiddle with it would harm Jammu more than the other two regions.

In the post Lunch, the group shall meet different delegation of the Civil society from different sections and walks of life.

The Kashmir watchers are expecting extension of olive branch to the separatists.

On Saturday, a police constable had been killed in Anantnag district after militants attacked a group of security forces.

He further said that police stations in J&K will be upgraded. Reports said the residential house in which the militant was trapped was damaged during the gunfight.

Indian security forces officials patrol a street in Srinagar during a strike call in Sept 2016.

Meanwhile Internet services have been suspended and schools closed in Sopore town "as a precautionary measure". The SHO had reportedly requisitioned a bullet-proof vehicle in view of the danger posed by terrorists, but was not provided one.


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