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Cong's Kashmir Committee meets, extends support to Omar govt

The Congress' committee on Kashmir met here tonight under the leadership of Sonia Gandhi reviewing the performance of the state's coalition government, of which the party is a constituent, and extended complete support to Chief Minister Omar Abdullah.

delhi Updated: Jul 21, 2010 23:43 IST

The Congress' committee on Kashmir met here tonight under the leadership of Sonia Gandhi reviewing the performance of the state's coalition government, of which the party is a constituent, and extended complete support to Chief Minister Omar Abdullah.

The meeting asked the state government to crack down on corruption and non-functioning of a part of the bureaucracy, sources here said.

It also laid emphasis on district and tehsil-level contact with the people.

The meeting was attended by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, Home Minister P Chidambaram, Defence Minister A K Antony, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, senior Congress leaders Saifuddin Soz, Karan Singh and Ahmed Patel.

Kashmir Valley had witnessed separatist-sponsored street violence in the last three weeks.