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BJP Wants To Meet PM On Situation In J & K

New Delhi: Concerned over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, BJP has sought a meeting with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and directed its MLAs from the state to attend it.  "BJP has sought a meeting

PTI [ Updated: August 05, 2010 16:36 IST ]
bjp wants to meet pm on situation in j k
bjp wants to meet pm on situation in j k

New Delhi: Concerned over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, BJP has sought a meeting with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and directed its MLAs from the state to attend it.  


"BJP has sought a meeting with the Prime Minister but we have not been given an appointment yet. We have asked our 11 MLAs from Jammu and Kashmir to come to the capital by tomorrow to attend the meeting with the PM," Leader of the Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj said. The delegation will also submit a memorandum to the Prime Minister on the situation in Kashmir. All the 11 BJP MLAs from the state are from Jammu region.  

Other than Swaraj, Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley and BJP Parliamentary Party Chairman L K Advani will be a part of this meeting which is likely to take place sometime tomorrow.  

"We invited our MLAs from the state to discuss with them the political package sought by their Chief Minister and also know their views on the various problems in the state," Swaraj said.  

Meanwhile, BJP has also asked the government to ensure a discussion in Parliament on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir and decided to field senior party leader M M Joshi to initiate the debate on behalf of the party. PTI

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