Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Jammu and Kashmir today to hold talks with Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and Governor N.N. Vohra. Rajnath will be in Kashmir from September 9-11. He will meet all the stakeholders and also hold a press conference. In his three-day visit, the Home Minister is scheduled to hold talks with the officials of the state and discuss the current situation.
The Home Minister will also discuss the roadmap to ensure long term solutions to the problems people are facing in the valley. The Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, last month, met Rajnath, reportedly, to drum up support for preventing attempts to remove special status to the state under the Constitution. Mehbooba is caught in a catch-22 situation over the ongoing matter in the Supreme Court on revoking Article 35-A of the Constitution.
Rajnath Singh had earlier said that a solution to the Kashmir problem, besides terrorism, Naxalism, and the northeast insurgency, will be found before 2022. Rajnath Singh’s visit comes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the ramparts of Red Fort said his government was committed to bring back the “lost glory” of Kashmir.