Manmohan Singh to Lead Congress Team to Jammu and Kashmir
Senior party leaders including P. Chidambaram, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Ambika Soni and Karan Singh are accompanying the former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the two-day visit to Jammu.
File photo of former prime minister Manmohan Singh. (Photo: Getty Images)
Jammu: Former Prime Minister and senior Congress leader Manmohan Singh is scheduled to arrive in Jammu on Sunday, heading the party's policy planning group on Jammu and Kashmir, in an effort to bring peace in the state.
Security has been tightened in Jammu as Manmohan Singh arrives here, heading the party's policy planning group to interact with the leaders of like-minded political parties and cross sections of the local society in order to find ways and means to bring in permanent peace to the state.
Congress sources said senior party leaders including P. Chidambaram, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Ambika Soni and Karan Singh are accompanying the former Prime Minister on the two-day visit.
Party sources said the group would meet Congress legislators and other leaders at the state guest house in Jammu on Sunday.
"The group will meet 25 delegations of the civil society and mainstream opposition parties of the state," party sources said.
"Members of Jammu Bar Association, Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Kashmiri Pandit migrants and West Pakistan refugees are among the delegations scheduled to call on the group in Jammu on Sunday," party sources said.
Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox - subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what's happening in the world around you – in real time.
Subscribe to Moneycontrol Pro and gain access to curated markets data, trading recommendations, equity analysis, investment ideas, insights from market gurus and much more. Get Moneycontrol PRO for 1 year at price of 3 months. Use code FREEDOM.
Recommended For You
- Kapil Sharma's Wife Ginni Chatrath Flaunts Baby Bump on Movie Outing
- Prabhas and Raveena Tandon Dance on 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani' on Nach Baliye 9
- PV Sindhu Overcomes Tai Tzu Ying to Reach World Badminton Championships Semi-finals
- Tata Harrier Dark Edition Details Leaked Ahead of Launch, All-Black SUV Looks Dominating
- RCB Rope in Hesson & Katich for IPL 2020, Sack Kirsten and Nehra