Abdullah seeks Modi’s audience to apprise him about ‘situation in JK’

National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah along with his party members has sought an appointment with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to apprise him about the present situation in Jammu and Kashmir, in the backdrop of government’s move to send 100 additional companies of Central Armed Paramilitary Forces to the Valley.

Abdullah and two NC Lok Sabha members–Justice (retired) Hasnain Masoodi and Mohammad Akbar Lone– have sought time to meet the prime minister urgently, a senior party leader said.

The party will also talk about the current situation in the state in the Lok Sabha for which the necessary notice has been given in the House, he said.

The NC leader said Abdullah has also been trying to convene a meeting of opposition parties at the national level for evolving a consensus over the situation in the Valley.

“Efforts are on to forge a consensus at the national level with regard to the situation in Kashmir,” he added.

Earlier, PDP president Mehbooba Mufti requested the National Conference president to call an all-party meet in the state to discuss the prevailing situation.

Moreover, former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah responded by saying that the party was making efforts to understand the intentions of the government of India for the state.

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