HM Holds One-On-One With Vohra, Mehbooba  

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SRINAGAR — Rajnath Singh, Home Minister, who arrived here on Thursday on a two-day visit to the State held discussions with Governor N.N. Vohra and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti.

In his meeting with Vohra at the Raj Bhavan, Rajnath discussed various important issues relating to security management, matters relating to efficient delivery of public services and the future growth and development of the State, an official spokesman said.

Governor briefed Home Minister about the obtaining internal and external security situation including the position along the IB and LoC, violations of the Ceasefire Agreement, and the impact of the suspension of operations by the Security Forces which was announced by the Government of India on the eve of Ramadan, on 16 May this year. He also briefed Home Minister about the arrangements made for the Amarnath Yatra, which begins on June 28.

Rajnath also had one-on-one meeting with Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here.

During the meeting, overall security situation in the State came up for discussion, particularly after the suspension of operations by the Central Government for the holy month of Ramazan.

Timely completion of projects under Prime Minister’s Development Plan also came up for discussion during the meeting.

‘CM Apprised On Returning Two Power Projects’

 The Government of India has apprised Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti about its stand on the state’s demand for return of two power projects, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said here today.

“We have spoken to the chief minister about it and she is satisfied. Don’t worry,” Singh told reporters here.

He did not divulge what the Centre has conveyed to Mufti on the issue.

The return of two power projects operated by the NHPC in the state is one of the key points in the agenda of alliance of the BJP-PDP coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir.

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