New Delhi: Concerned over the situation in
Jammu and Kashmir, BJP has sought a meeting with Prime
Minister Manmohan Singh and directed its MLAs from the state
to attend it.
"BJP has sought a meeting with the Prime Minister but we
have not been given an appointment yet. We have asked our 11
MLAs from Jammu and Kashmir to come to the capital by tomorrow
to attend the meeting with the PM," Leader of the Opposition
in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj said.
The delegation will also submit a memorandum to the
Prime Minister on the situation in Kashmir.
All the 11 BJP MLAs from the state are from Jammu region.
Other than Swaraj, Leader of the Opposition in Rajya
Sabha Arun Jaitley and BJP Parliamentary Party Chairman L K
Advani will be a part of this meeting which is likely to take
place sometime tomorrow.
"We invited our MLAs from the state to discuss with them
the political package sought by their Chief Minister and also
know their views on the various problems in the state," Swaraj
Meanwhile, BJP has also asked the government to ensure a
discussion in Parliament on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir
and decided to field senior party leader M M Joshi to initiate
the debate on behalf of the party.