MoS for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy will be in Ladakh on a two-day tour starting on Monday to hold further discussions on the issue.
It’s been almost a year since schools and colleges have been shut in Kashmir, and there is no knowing when these will reopen following Covid-19 pandemic.
What happened on August last year is beyond statehood: National Conference on Article 370 abrogation
Former legislator Aga Ruhullah said that restoration of statehood should be the last demand and Article 370 would be fought in court.
A report by the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industries said that upto 4.96 lakh jobs have been lost since August 5.
Life across the Kashmir Valley and parts of the Jammu region was on Saturday adversely affected due to a shutdown called to protect Article 35A that gives special rights to Jammu and Kashmir.
The chief ministeris also likely to meet leaders like JD(U)'s Sharad Yadav on the issue of Article 35A that gives special status to the state and has been challenged in the Supreme Court.
The National Conference, which has 15 MLAs in the 87member state assembly, told the chief minister that she needs to convince the central leadership, especially Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Mehbooba said, on the one hand, "we talk about resolving the Kashmir issue under the framework of the Constitution and on the other hand we flog it".