Sonia Gandhi ‘anguished’ over Kashmir killings
Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday expressed "anguish" over the loss of 50 lives in Kashmir and urged people to "shun the path of confrontation and embrace peace."
"While expressing anguish over the loss of lives and grievous injuries caused to people, Gandhi appealed the people to shun the path of confrontation and maintain calm," a J&K Congress spokesman said here.
The Congress president made the statement during a meeting with JKPCC chief G A Mir, who had called on her at her residence in Delhi today, the spokesman said in a statement.
"Mir called on Gandhi at her residence and briefed her about the current unrest prevailing in the Valley," he said.
He said both the leaders discussed the socio-political scenario in the state and other issues of public importance.
"Mir also apprised Gandhi about the losses caused in the backdrop of the protests in the Valley," he added.