JK needs political package to restore peace: Omar

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New Delhi, Aug 2: Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah told that JK needs a political initiative to deal with the situation.

JK CM also told that restoration of normalcy was prerequisite for any kind of political initiative to be taken by the government in the Kashmir Valley.

After meeting prime minister on Monday, Aug 2, Omar Abdullah addressed a press conference and told that curfew will be implemented strictly and sought additional paramilitary forces especially the Rapid Action Force to deal with street protesters.

"Jammu and Kashmir is a political situation. It needs political handling. It requires a political package more than an economic package," said Omar.

Omar told that by political package he meant dealing with issues like Armed Forces Special Powers Act, footprint of the security forces, rehabilitation package for youngsters who are across the line of control and compensation for victims of the ongoing trouble.

"I have come with a single point agenda of briefing the central government and seeking any inputs it may have about the situation," he added.

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