The South Asian Times

22 March 2018 15:39 PM

Dineshwar Sharma visits Pulwama


Srinagar, Nov 26: The central government's special representative, Dineshwar Sharma, on Sunday visited Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir.

Arriving from Jammu, Sharma had detailed discussions with representatives of migrant Pandits, West Pakistan refugees, residents of border villages and other delegations in Pulwama town.

He earlier discussed the schedule of his present visit with Governor N.N .Vohra and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti.

This is Sharma's first visit to south Kashmir after he was appointed as the special representative to start a multi-layered sustained dialogue to address the Kashmir issue.

Heavy deployment of police and paramilitary forces had been made in and around Pulwama town to provide security to Sharma, who has been given Cabinet Secretary status.

He is scheduled to visit Anantnag town on November 28 and Srinagar next day.

Update: 26 Nov, 2017