The delegation will meet various political parties and people's forums along with several separatist groups in Srinagar and will focus on reaching out to as many Kashmiris as possible and hear out their grievances.
This is not the first time that such all party delegation is visiting Jammu Kashmir. The last such delegation visited the valley 20 years ago in 1990, led by then Deputy PM Devi Lal to review law & order.
The 39-member delegation will visit Kashmir on Sep 20 and Jammu on Sep 21.
Some of the key members of the all-party delegation include:
Home Minister P Chidambaram (leading the delegation),
Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley (BJP),
Mulayam Singh Yadav (Samajwadi Party),
T R Baalu (DMK),
Ramvilas Paswan (LJP),
Sharad Yadav (JD-U),
E Ahamed (Indian Union Muslim League),
Gurudas Dasgupta (CPI),
Basudeb Acharya (CPM).