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Omar govt gets centre's backing to tackle unrest in valley

The Centre has assured the Omar Abdullah government in Jammu and Kashmir of its full support including an economic package to establish peace and normalcy in the Valley.

india Updated: Aug 04, 2010 21:02 IST

The Centre has assured the Omar Abdullah government in Jammu and Kashmir of its full support including an economic package to establish peace and normalcy in the Valley.

An assurance to this effect was given to a high-level Congress delegation which met a host of central leaders in Delhi including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, J and K Minister for Cooperatives Manohar Lal, who was part of the 30-member team said.

The delegation was assured of an economic package, full support and backup to the Omar-led government to deal with situation and bring back peace and normalcy in the state, he said.

Besides the Prime Minister, the 30-member delegation led by CLP leader Choudary Mohmmad Aslam called on Union Ministers Gulam Nabi Azad, A K Antony and Minister in the PMO Prithvi Raj Chouhan, he said.

The delegation also told the central leaders about the shortage of forces in the Valley to deal with the situation, he said.