Kashmir CM Discusses Security With Indian PM
23 January 2008
Srinagar: The pro-Indian chief minister of Kashmir, Ghulam Nabi Azad today met Indian Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh and Home minister, Shivraj Patil in Indian capital and discussed the security situation of Kashmir. The Kashmir CM apprised the Indian leaders about the security situation in Kashmir. He briefed them about the improvement in the ground situation in Kashmir. He told them that the violence reduced in 2007 and expressed the hope that the trend would continue this year also. He said that there should be no cut in the number of Indian soldiers deployed in Kashmir. 'Till the situation shows further improvement, there should be no curtailment of forces in violence hit Kashmir', he told the Indian leaders. During the meetings, the leaders discussed matters relating to militancy affected widows and orphans, Kashmiri Hindus and cross border travel. Fayaz Wani reports on life in Srinagar, Kashmir.