Narendra Modi holds meeting on Kashmir valley, appeals for peace

New Delhi: Keeping eye on situation of violent protest in Kashmir valley which has been rocked in the wake of the killing of Hizbul commander Burhan Wani, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today chaired a high level meeting to review law and order in the valley.

The Prime minister’s Office (PMO) posted on twitter account, “The Prime Minister is charing a high level meeting on the situation in Kashmir valley.”

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This high level meeting was attended by Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, External Minister Sushma Swaraj, Minister of State in the PMO Jitendra Singh and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval at the Prime Minister House at 7 Race Course Road.

The PM returned after completing five day official tour of African nations on Tuesday morning.

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The Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday reviewed about the situation in Jammu and Kashmir in a meeting with Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, Ajit Doval and other top officials.

Near about 32 people have been killed in violent protests in the Kashmir Valley following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani on Friday.

Narendra Modi was given a detailed presentation of the situation prevailing in the Valley which has witnessed escalating protests following the killing of Hizbul commander.

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