All party meet at PM Modi’s residence underway, 14 leaders of 8 parties present

This is the PM’s first outreach towards parties that have denounced what is possibly his biggest political decision — Jammu and Kashmir losing its special status and being made into two Union Territories.

Written by June 24, 2021 14:55
Jammu & Kashmir - all party meet with PM Modis

New Delhi: Jammu & Kashmir Lt Governor Manoj Sinha arrived at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg, Prime Minister’s official residence. PM Narendra Modi has called an all-party meeting of J&K’s political parties.

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# Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad, Ghulam Ahmad Mir and Tara Chand have already reached the PM’s home.

This is the PM’s first outreach towards parties that have denounced what is possibly his biggest political decision — Jammu and Kashmir losing its special status and being made into two Union Territories.

# Four former J&K Chief Ministers are among the 14 leaders invited to the meeting.

# Three of them, National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah, his son Omar Abdullah and PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti, were jailed for six months to one year from August 5, 2019, when the changes were enforced.

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