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PM to visit Kashmir despite terror strike

PTI  New Delhi, June 24, 2013
First Published: 19:10 IST(24/6/2013) | Last Updated: 19:13 IST(24/6/2013)

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will go ahead with his visit to Kashmir tomorrow despite the terror attack in Srinagar on Monday.

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PMO sources said there is no change in the Prime Minister's schedule.

Singh will be undertaking a two-day visit along with UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi to Jammu and Kashmir from tomorrow.

During the visit, Singh is expected to announce a package for border areas of the state.

The Prime Minister and Gandhi will also launch train service between Qazigund in Kashmir and Banihal in Jammu, providing an all-weather surface link to the Valley that often gets cut off from rest of the country in the winter due to heavy snowfall.


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