Congress’s high-level policy and planning group of Jammu and Kashmir affairs reached Jammu on Sunday. Led by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, the high-level group is all set to meet different sections of society during two days of the tour.
The group is comprised of senior Congress leaders, Karan Singh, former home minister, P Chidambaram, leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad, AICC general secretary, Ambika Soni besides representatives of the party from Jammu, Kashmir, and Ladakh in the group.
People who are scheduled to meet them include delegations of the bar association, chamber of commerce and industry, Pahari speaking people, Dogri Sanstha, ex-servicemen, leaders of scheduled castes, scheduled tribes and other backward classes. Minority communities, displaced persons from West Pakistan and Pakistan occupied Kashmir among others will also have interactions.
The group’s spokesperson said they would interact with the senior party leaders in the executive meeting. “The delegation shall stay at the guest house and will fly back to Delhi tomorrow morning,” said the party spokesman.
Next week the group shall visit Kashmir to conduct an exercise of interaction, it added. Pertinently the delegation is scheduled to visit Kashmir on 17 September.