Chidambaram to make a statement on Kashmir tomorrow
Home Minister P Chidambaram will make a statement in the Lok Sabha tomorrow on the troubled situation in Kashmir, government sources said today.delhi Updated: Aug 03, 2010 23:44 IST
Home Minister P Chidambaram will make a statement in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday on the troubled situation in Kashmir, government sources said on Tuesday.
The unrest in Kashmir had come up in the House yesterday with members expressing concern over the state of affairs, prompting the government to acknowledge that the situation had taken a "serious turn".
Concern was voiced by members, including BJP Parliamentary Party Chairman L K Advani, JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav, SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and CPI(M) leader Basudeb Acharia, who impressed upon the government to act fast to address the situation.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah was here yesterday and had held talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as well as the Home Minister.
First Published: Aug 03, 2010 23:41 IST