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Rajnath to brief PM about all-party delegation visit to Kashmir today

Updated: Sep 06, 2016 10:11 IST      
Rajnath to brief PM about all-party delegation visit to Kashmir today

New Delhi [India], Sept. 6 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who led the all-party delegation to Jammu and Kashmir, will today brief Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the two-day visit to the Valley.

Singh would be meeting the Prime Minister at his official 7, RCR residence at 11:00 a.m.

Repelling the notion that the all-party delegation visit to Jammu and Kashmir was a "failure", the Home Minister had yesterday said the delegation will now meet in Delhi to chalk out an action plan for the government on measures that it needed to take in future in Jammu and Kashmir.

"Now, this all-party delegation will meet in Delhi, where we will derive a result from the talks that we held with various stakeholders, and will chalk out an action plan for the government on measures that it should take in future in Jammu and Kashmir," said Singh, while addressing a press conference before their departure to Delhi.

Divulging detail of the meeting in Jammu, the Home Minister said, "As many as 200 people comprising 18 delegations interacted with the all-party delegation. They expressed their concerns over the situation in Kashmir and were of the opinion that the problems in the Valley should be resolved at the earliest. Besides, they also merited the attention of the all-party delegation towards the problems of the Jammu region."

The delegation was on a two-day visit of the state to deliberate over the prevailing restive situation in the Kashmir Valley and ways to bring normalcy there. (ANI)

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