Jammu and Kashmir news today LIVE updates: Battle lines seem to have been drawn in Jammu and Kashmir as National Conference (NC) and People's Democratic Party joined forces in what they called was 'defence of the autonomy of Jammu and Kashmir'. An all-party meeting took place, first at the residence of PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti and then the at Farooq Abdullah's residence. Representatives of large number of regional political parties were present.
Meanwhile, the government has continued to appeal to tourists in Jammu Kashmir to leave the state. Police have asked hotel owners in the valley to ensure that all rooms are vacant by Monday. Government has even said that if a tourist is not able to return home due to financial difficulties, the expense will be borne by the government.
Earlier on Sunday, cricketer Irfan Pathan was among 100 cricketers, who were asked to leave the state due to security concerns.