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J&K CM meets Rajnath over security situation in state

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Chief Minister met here on Wednesday and briefed him on, among other things, the security situation in the state.

Informed sources said that she advocated the need for talks with separatist to end the cycle of violence in the Valley, apart from talking about militant violence, infiltration and cross-border firing that had significantly increased over the past couple of months.

Both also discussed the probable names for governorship of when incumbent N.N. Vohra's term end in June, the sources said.

During the half-an-hour meeting, briefed on the horrific rape-cum-murder of an eight-year-old girl from the minority community in Kathua which outraged people across the country.

She pointed out how some Ministers were backing lawyers and protesters who hit the streets in in defence of the crime accused.

The meeting comes in the wake of growing demands for a probe into the rape-murder case.

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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 22:20 IST
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