Mehbooba Mufti

Mehbooba Mufti

Mehbooba Mufti’s PDP to meet on Sunday to discuss the Centre’s invite

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday confirmed that her party invited by the Centre to join all party-meeting that will be chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 24 to discuss the condition in Jammu and Kashmir.

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday confirmed that her party invited by the Centre to join all party-meeting that will be chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 24 to discuss the condition in Jammu and Kashmir.

“Yes, I’ve received a call but not a formal invitation yet. I’m holding a Political Affairs Committee (PAC) conference tomorrow to discuss the similarities and take a decision on whether to join or not in the meeting,”Mehbooba Mufti said

The Prime Minister’s decision to grip an all-party meet, which will also be joined by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, is significant ever since his government revoked Article 370 and diverged the state into two union territories (UTs) — Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.

The Prime Minister’s decision to grip an all-party meet, which will also be joined by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, is significant ever since his government revoked Article 370 and diverged the state into two union territories (UTs) — Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.


However the Centre has not proclaimed what will be the agenda of the meeting, it is expected that the top leaders will discuss reinstating Jammu and Kashmir’s statehood and holding a fresh election in the Valley.

In the meantime, Home Minister Amit Shah met National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval and Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha this Friday and reviewed the several development projects being implemented in Jammu and Kashmir. During his meet, Shah praised Sinha for his work and “stressed on the expeditious completion of flagship and iconic projects and industrial development plans”.


He also focused the authorities to reinforce the Panchayati Raj and Urban Local Bodies Institutions by guaranteeing proper seating arrangement, equipment and other essential resources for the training of their members and for their flat functioning.


“Union Home Minister Amit Shah reviewed developmental works in Jammu and Kashmir. In the meet, Shah asked the the ruling classes to ensure refugees from Pakistan Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (PoJK) and West Pakistan get aids of refugee package as soon as possible,” the Union Home Ministry said in a release.