Early Times Report
srinagar, Apr 19: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday met Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) top brass in New Delhi and discussed the current political and security situation in Jammu and Kashmir.
Sources told early times that Prime Minister Narendra Modi met BJP top brass and took first hand appraisal of the situation in Kashmir Valley which has been rocked by violent protests from last few weeks.
The Prime Minister was given a detailed presentation of the situation prevailing in the Valley.
Sources said that BJP leaders looking after Kashmir affairs also attended the meeting and reviewed the political and security situation in Jammu and Kashmir and took feedbacks on ground realities.
"Different issues like security situation, attack on CRPF Jawans, and deployment of forces were discussed. The leaders also discussed about general political scenario of the state," sources within the BJP said.
Sources said issues related to border with Pakistan, situation along the border, deployment of paramilitary forces were discussed.
One of the BJP leaders told early Times that though the People's Democratic Party-Bharatiya Janata Party coalition government, headed by Mehbooba Mufti, was running smoothly i
the state but it was necessary to take stock of the situation from time to time. "We have a coalition government. It is our responsibility to review it from time to time," he said.
Different issues like security situation, attack on CRPF Jawans, and deployment of forces were discussed. The leaders also discussed general political scenario of the state and issues related to border with Pakistan.
It is to mention here that the State Cabinet which met yesterday under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti discussed the prevailing law and order situation. The Cabinet made a fervent appeal to all shades of political opinion to help restore peace and normalcy in the valley.
The State Cabinet also asked the police and other security agencies to exercise maximum restraint while handling law and order situations to prevent loss of human lives.
The Cabinet also directed the State administration to take all required measures to tackle the situation effectively and at the same time ensure that the general public is not put to any inconvenience and their grievances are addressed.
On Monday, the Chief Minister had also met with Governor NN Vohra at Raj Bhavan in winter capital Jammu to discuss the situation and other law and order-related issues and the recently held by-poll to the Srinagar seat of Lok Sabha and postponement of the same in Anantnag constituency in view of widespread violence witnessed during the voting in Srinagar on April 9.