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Dr Farooq led delegation meets PM Modi, ask not to take any step that would worsen Valley situation

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Srinagar: Former Chief Minister Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah on Thursday said that during their meeting with PM Narendra Modi they have requested that ‘no precipitous steps of any sort’  should be taken that may result in worsening situation in the state of J&K.

Omar along with National Conference president Dr Farooq Abdullah and MP Justice Hasnain Masoodi met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi.

“We requested him that no precipitous steps of any sort should be taken that may result in situation in the state, particularly the valley, worsening,” Omar said.

Referring to rumours about scrapping Article 35 A he said they asked PM to let the issue be settled by the court and other matters be settled by an elected government.

Omar also said that senior Abdullah reminded the PM that J&K has been without an elected government for well over a year now and requested him to take all necessary steps to facilitate the conduct of assembly polls before the onset of winter.

“The meeting took place in a very cordial atmosphere & we are grateful to @narendramodi Sb for meeting with us today,” he added.

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