Farooq Abdullah meets Sitaram Yechury, discusses situation in Kashmir

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah today met CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury here and discussed the situation prevailing in Kashmir.

PTI| Last Updated: May 09, 2017, 23:15 PM IST

New Delhi: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah today met CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury here and discussed the situation prevailing in Kashmir.

"Discussed the way forward in Kashmir with Dr Farooq Abdullah when he called on me today (sic)," Yechury tweeted after the meeting held at CPI(M) headquarters.

Abdullah, the National Conference leader, earlier met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and urged him to address the issue politically.

Abdullah was elected to the Lok Sabha from Srinagar in the bypoll held on April 9.

The bypoll saw the lowest turnout of 7.1 per cent and widespread violence in which eight people were killed.