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PM chairs high-level meeting to tackle Kashmir situation

Prime Minister also appeals for maintaining peace in the valley during the meeting

Policy Pulse
Publish Date: Jul 12 2016 2:43PM | Updated Date: Jul 13 2016 10:16AM

PM chairs high-level meeting to tackle Kashmir situation

After returning from his four nation tour, Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a high level meeting on Tuesday and reviews the situation in Kashmir. During the discussion PM also appeals the residents for maintaining peace.

In the wake of Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani's death, the valley has been burning, as protesters and police have been infighting relentlessly, leading 31 deaths so far.
MoS in the PMO, Jitendra Singh revealed that Kashmir and Sudan issues were discussed at the meeting, and that PM Modi has been keeping a close watch on the sequence of events.
"PM Modi has made an appeal to maintain peace and calm in the valley. PM has also extended every possible help to the State", Jitendra Singh quoted.
“PM has hoped that no innocent lives are disturbed and also expressed satisfaction over the ongoing Amarnath Yatra.” he added.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, along with other senior officials were part of the meeting.
Kashmir has been on a boil as widespread protests broke out across the valley. Separatists' have been calling for a shutdown ever since.