PM, President discuss Kashmir
PRESS TRUST OF INDIA
New Delhi, Aug 11: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday met President Pratibha Patil and discussed the current situation in Jammu and Kashmir.
The meeting comes a day after Singh unveiled a major initiative to deal with the unrest in Kashmir saying the Centre is willing to consider devolution of powers to the state within the ambit of the Constitution.
Singh is understood have apprised her of his talks with various political leaders from the state on the present situation in the Kashmir Valley which witnessed a spate of violence over the last two months claiming nearly 50 lives.
The two leaders met for nearly 30 minutes during which they discussed the ongoing Parliament session and issues relating to internal security and various other issues of national and international importance, an official spokesperson said.
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