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Farooq Abdullah meets PM, Chidambaram

delhi Updated: Jul 10, 2010 21:34 IST
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Union Minister Farooq Abdullah on Saturday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Home Minister P Chidambaram and discussed with them the prevailing situation in the Kashmir Valley.

The former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister discussed with them the steps being taken by the Centre and the state government to bring back normalcy in the state.

The New and Renewable Energy Minister returned from abroad on Friday and is expected to attend the all-party meeting convened by his son and Chief Minister Omar Abdullah.

Barring Sopore and Pulwama, curfew was lifted temporarily in the Kashmir Valley to allow people to offer prayers at the Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar last night.

Curfew was clamped on Tuesday and army moved in to assist the civil administration in maintaining law and order after violent protests shook the valley.

Omar has convened the all-party meeting in Srinagar on Monday to discuss the present situation.