All-party meet on Kashmir: Govt says cross-border terrorism root cause of unrest [Photos]

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the NDA-government is committed to restoring normalcy in the Kashmir Valley and is reaching out to the civil society to deal with the situation.

FP Staff August 14, 2016 14:29:09 IST
CPM General Secretary Sitaram Yechruy, CPI National Secretary D Raja, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar leave after the all-party meet convened by Prime MInister Modi to discuss the situatiion in Kashmir Valley. PM Modi had said the government is committed to restoring normalcy in the Valley. PTI
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CPM General Secretary Sitaram Yechruy, CPI National Secretary D Raja, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar leave after the all-party meet convened by Prime MInister Modi to discuss the situatiion in Kashmir Valley. PM Modi had said the government is committed to restoring normalcy in the Valley. PTI
Home Minister Rajnath Singh (centre) and Mallikajun Kharge (left), Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha, at the all-party meet."<em>Kashmir Bharat ka abhinn ang hai</em> (Kashmir is an integral part of India)," Singh had said at a press conference after the all-party meet. PTI
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Home Minister Rajnath Singh (centre) and Mallikajun Kharge (left), Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha, at the all-party meet."<em>Kashmir Bharat ka abhinn ang hai</em> (Kashmir is an integral part of India)," Singh had said at a press conference after the all-party meet. PTI
Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves after the all-party meet. All major political parties had met in a four-hour-long session soon after the conclusion of Monsoon Session in Delhi to discuss the ongoing Kashmir crisis. PTI
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves after the all-party meet. All major political parties had met in a four-hour-long session soon after the conclusion of Monsoon Session in Delhi to discuss the ongoing Kashmir crisis. PTI
Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav (left) after the all-party meet. The SP had said in the Parliament that Pakistan was behind the Kashmir unrest. PTI
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Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav (left) after the all-party meet. The SP had said in the Parliament that Pakistan was behind the Kashmir unrest. PTI
Congress leader Jairam Ramesh (left) leaves after the all-party meet. The Congress has always maintained that the failure of the PDP-BJP government is behind the Kashmir unrest. PTI
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Congress leader Jairam Ramesh (left) leaves after the all-party meet. The Congress has always maintained that the failure of the PDP-BJP government is behind the Kashmir unrest. PTI
Prime Minister Modi pointed out at the all-party meet that the government is following a five-point agenda to address the Kashmir issue which not only targets security concerns but also includes parallel action on comprehensive development to stem discontent among the people. PTI
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Prime Minister Modi pointed out at the all-party meet that the government is following a five-point agenda to address the Kashmir issue which not only targets security concerns but also includes parallel action on comprehensive development to stem discontent among the people. PTI
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley (centre), Home Minister Rajnath Singh (right) and Minister of State Jitendra Singh address a press conference after the all-party meet. The government talked tough on the Pakistani interference in Indian-administered Kashmir by needling the neighbouring state on the Balochistan issue. PTI
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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley (centre), Home Minister Rajnath Singh (right) and Minister of State Jitendra Singh address a press conference after the all-party meet. The government talked tough on the Pakistani interference in Indian-administered Kashmir by needling the neighbouring state on the Balochistan issue. PTI