Kashmir Valley: PM Modi chaired high level Meeting, Appealed for Peace & Normalcy: The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi appealed to the people of Jammu and Kashmir to maintain calm and peace in the valley. PM Modi hoped that no innocent person in the valley faced the inconvenience or loss.
After returning from the tour of African countries, PM Modi called a high level meeting at the PM House in Delhi on the situation of kashmir valley. 30 persons including one policeman have lost their life in the violence over the terrorist Burhan Wani’s killing by the Indian Army.
PM Modi also expressed satisfaction over the resume of holy Amarnath Yatra. Prime minister also asked to state government that any kind of help needed by the J&K government will be provided by the Centre Government.
Minister of State, Jitendra Singh said that PM Modi ji gave guidance and also appealed for peace in the valley. Prime Minister also voiced concern over the situation in the valley.
The meeting was attended by Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, Minister of State for PMO Jitendra Singh, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar.
The prime minister asked for the detailed information and progress report over the violence in the valley.
Jitendra Singh said that during his visit to the african countries, Modi ji kept taking updates over the situation of Jammu and Kashmir. Singh also said that the biggest evidence of his concern over the situation of the valley that he called for the high level meeting in within the hours as he arrived in India.
On Monday, Parrikar, Jaitely and Ajit Doval arrived a day ahead of Prime Minister and had met to discussion about the situation.
The chief of the security forces brieged about the situation of valley and told about the steps taken to bring peace and normalcy back in the Kashmir valley.
All forces have been asked to ensure the security of Amarnath pilgrims and enhance vigil along the border to check fresh attempts of infiltration from across the border.