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J&K Governor to discuss law and order situation with PM Narendra Modi, Rajnath Singh

Jammu And Kashmir Governor NN Vohra Will Meet Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh On Tuesday To Discuss The Law And Order Situation In The State And Also The Future Course Of Action To Tackle It.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Vivek Arya | Updated on: 01 May 2017, 11:45:36 PM
Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra (Source: PTI)

New Delhi:

Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra will meet Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday to discuss the law and order situation in the state and also the future course of action to tackle it.

Vohar may be meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi to brief him about the tense situation including killing of seven persons in Kulgam and mutilation of the bodies of two soldiers along the Line of Control.

Ahead of his meeting with Union Home Minister, Vohra met and discussed the current situation in the state with Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi on Monday.

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Vohra’s meeting with Mehrishi lasted for 20 minutes wherein they both reviewed the ground situation in Kashmir and discussed the steps taken to control the barbaric situation.

Earlier, the state had also witnessed violence during the April 9 bypoll to the Srinagar Lok Sabha seat wherein eight people lost their lives in more than 200 incidents.

The valley had also seen protests by students last fortnight against alleged huge deployment of forces. Students were seen pelting stones on the army in these incidents.

Last year in July, massive protests were seen after the death Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani who got killed in an encounter. The protests lasted for four months in which more than 90 people were killed. Security personnel and civilians also got injured during the incidents.

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First Published : 01 May 2017, 11:34:00 PM