Nodal officer to be designated in MHA to address grievances of Kashmiri people directly: Shri Rajnath Singh
Later, the Chief Minister of J&K, Ms. Mehbooba Mufti met the Union Home Minister. The two leaders held detailed discussions on security situation and reviewed development projects. The Union Home Minister also held a meeting with the Governor Shri NN Vohra and State Cabinet Ministers led by Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Kumar Singh. Interacting with the media before winding up his visit, Shri Rajnath Singh announced that a nodal officer will be designated in MHA to address the grievances of the people of Kashmir directly.
Shri Rajnath Singh, accompanied by the Union Home Secretary Shri Rajiv Mehrishi and Senior Officers of MHA, returned New Delhi later this afternoon. During his two-day stay at the Nehru Guest House in Srinagar, the Union Home Minister held over ten meetings yesterday with a wide spectrum of political parties and chaired a meeting of Senior Officers of Security Agencies and State Government to review the security situation in the Kashmir Valley. Delegations of all major political parties including the state’s ruling PDP and BJP, main opposition National Conference, besides Congress, CPI(M), regional People’s Conference, People’s Democratic Front and Democratic Party Nationalists held talks with Shri Rajnath Singh.
During his two-day visit the Union Home Minister met about 400 persons in 30 delegations and received their inputs on the J&K situation. He also appealed to the people to help maintain law & order and restore peace.