Centre puts onus on Mehbooba Mufti to control situation in Jammu and Kashmir as Home Minister Rajnath Singh asks Chief Minister Mufti to take concrete steps to control the law and order situation in the valley. Calling law and order a state subject ,Centre asked the State government to take the lead in restoring rule of law in Jammu and Kashmir.
Centre appeals to the Jammu and Kashmir government to control all the elements that advocate violence further stating how loudspeakers and mobile phones are being misused for gathering crowd of stone pelters and egging them on to spread violence.
Mehbooba Mufti will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday and is expected to discuss with him the deteriorating situation in the valley. Kashmir has entered 50th day of its curfew and with more paramilitary forces from Indo Tibetan Border Police being rushed in, normalcy is still a far cry.