Srinagar, 9 September: The union Home Minister, Raj Nath Singh who is in J&K on his four days visit meets Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today in Srinagar. Union home minister Rajnath Singh arrived in Srinagar on Saturday to hold talks on the Kashmir issue.
Rajnath said he was going to Jammu and Kashmir with an open mind and was willing to meet with anyone who could help in finding solutions to the Kashmir issue. The minister began his visit by meeting state chief minister Mehbooba Mufti in the Nehru Guest House in Srinagar. He is expected to travel to Srinagar, Anantnag, Jammu and Rajouri and meet civil society members, leaders of political and social outfits, business leaders and others during the visit.
Meanwhile, senior separatist leaders Syed Ali Geelani and Mirwaiz Umer Farooq have been placed under house arrest in Srinagar, while Yasin Malik was arrested by police from his uptown Maisuma residence around midnight