Rajya Sabha discusses Kashmir issue

Rajya Sabha takes up discussion on Kashmir issue; Leader of House, Arun Jaitley attacks Pakistan saying it has “never reconciled to the fact that Kashmir is an integral part of India and, hence, they go to every extent to disrupt India and Kashmir’s progress; Home Minister Rajnath Singh says, whatever is happening in Kashmir is Pakistan sponsored and it has no right to rake up the death of a terrorist.

Day-1 of the monsoon session of Parliament on Monday saw all political parties uniting on taking up the prevailing situation in the Kashmir valley after terrorist Burhan Wani’s was eliminated by security forces.

The issue was taken up for a short duration discussion in Parliament on Monday.

The government has squarely blamed Pakistan for the unrest and the disturbed situation in Kashmir Valley.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh assured that whatever steps the government will initiate, it will do so after taking the house in confidence.

The leader of House, Arun Jaitley attacked Pakistan saying it has “never reconciled to the fact that Kashmir is an integral part of India and, hence, they go to every extent to disrupt India and Kashmir’s progress.

Cutting across party lines, members demanded that sincere steps should be taken to restore peace and normalcy in the valley.