PM lays foundation of township

Amid prayers, the prime minister lays the foundation of the 4,200-flat township in Nagrota area.
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Updated on Jul 15, 2007 03:10 PM IST
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PTI | By, Jagti (jammu)

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday laid the foundation of a township for Kashmiri migrants at Jagti.

Amid prayers, the prime minister laid the foundation of the 4,200-flat township set amidst the coniferous woods in Nagrota area.

Accompanied by Chief Minister Gulam Nabi Azad, Singh flew to Jagti in a chopper and was received by a group of Kashmiri Pandit leaders including MLAs - Raman Mattoo, Khem Lata Wahkloo, Ajay Charangoo of Panun Kashmir, Vinood Pandit of All Party Migrant Coordination Committee and AN Vaishnavi of All State Kashmiri Pandit Conference.

A multi-tier security set up was in place for the Prime Minister's visit involving over 5000 security personnel.

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