New Delhi / Srinagar (PTI) – Kashmir continues to simmer in tensions for the fifth straight day. Thirty five people,including, a policeman are reported to have died as a result of the violent protests. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh convened an all party discussion to discuss upon the prevailing situation where it was decided to deoply an additional force of eight CRPF and twelve hundred police personnel in the state.National Security Advisor Ajit Doval accompanying PM Modi on a visit to Africa, cut short his visit and returned urgently.
After the death of Burhan Wani, protesters resorted to violent protests in Kashmir. Apart from the dead, a large number have been wounded included many The paramilitary forces are struggling to control the situation with curfew imposed in many parts of the state.
The unrest in Jammu & Kashmir is being continuously fuelled by the instigations of the neighbouring countries.In order to bring order to the state, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has moved in quickly and decided to bolster the existing security arrangements by deploying additional paramilitary and police personnel.
Prime Minister Modi, upon his return from Africa, chaired a high level meeting to assess the Kashmir situation. Former External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has warned Pakistan not to poke its nose into Indian internal affairs.