PM Modi to meet cabinet on Monday 09:30 hours over situation in Jammu and Kashmir
PM Modi to meet cabinet on Monday 09:30 hours over situation in Jammu and Kashmir

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PM Modi To Chair Cabinet Meeting On Monday Amid On Going Developments In Jammu And Kashmir

Written By Navashree Nandini | Mumbai | Published:

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  • PM Modi to chair meeting at 09:30 hours at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg
  • On Sunday, Home Minister Amit Shah met Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba and National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval
  • On Sunday, all the leaders of the mainstream Kashmiri political parties held an all-party meet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair a meet of Union Cabinet on Monday at 09:30 hours at his residence 7 Lok Kalyan Marg, amid the ongoing developments in Jammu And Kashmir. On Sunday, Home Minister Amit Shah met Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba and National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval, at the Parliament. As per surces the meeting held by the Prime Minister will attended by senior members of the cabinet.  

On Sunday, all the leaders of the mainstream Kashmiri political parties held an all-party meet and NC chief Farooq Abdullah gave a press briefing about the main aspects of the meet. The meeting was held at NC chief Farooq Abdullah's residence and was attended by NC leader Omar Abdullah, political rivals PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti, J&K People's Conference president Sajad Lone and others to discuss the situation in the state following the massive deployment of troops, curtailment of the Amarnath Yatra citing security reasons.

As per reports, the Home Minister is also likely to visit Jammu and Kashmir for a couple of days after the conclusion of the Parliament session on August 7. Amit Shah's visit may come before the Independence Day on August 15, amid the prevailing security tensions in the Valley in the aftermath of the curtailment of the Amarnath Yatra by the state government. 

READ | Home Minister Amit Shah Likely To Visit Jammu And Kashmir Before Independence Day Amid Increase In Troop Deployment

India foils Pak attempt of attack on Amarnath Yatris

The Indian Army on Saturday released a statement in which it informed that attempt of Pakistan's BAT have been foiled by the forces killing almost seven intruders in the operation. Sources told that Pakistan's BAT attempt was made on the intervening night of July 31 and August 1. In the statement, it was also stated that the forces had recovered cache of sniper rifle, IED and mine with Pakistan markings. 

Advisory by J&K government to Amarnath Yatris

Earlier on Friday, Jammu and Kashmir government had issued an unprecedented security advisory asking Amarnath Yatris to cut short their stay and return as soon as possible from the valley. The advisory was issued considering the prevailing security situation in the Kashmir valley.

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