New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Home Minister Rajnath Singh and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will on Friday brief opposition parties on the India-China standoff in Doklam and the situation in Kashmir ahead of Parliament’s monsoon session that begins on Monday.Also Read - Jammu and Kashmir: Police Intensify Searches, Tighten Security After Terrorists Kill Civilians In Valley
The all-party meeting to take the opposition leaders into confidence on the two issues would be held at the Home Minister’s residence. Also Read - Delhi Govt Launches New E-Portal For Self-Assessment of Dust Control Norms | Details Here
The decision to address the meeting was taken after the nation was hounded on both sides, by Pakistan and China. Also Read - Sanitation Worker Injured After Boundary Wall Collapses in Delhi's Rajender Marg
The standoff between India and China in the Doklam Plateau, adjoining the tri-junction between India, China and Bhutan, was now a month old, with no end to it yet in sight.
Sources said the government also wanted to discuss the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, which has witnessed a spate of violence following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani in July, 2016.
On July 10, militants attacked a bus carrying Amarnath pilgrims, killing seven persons and injuring 19 others in south Kashmir’s Khanabal area on the Jammu-Srinagar highway.
This is published unedited from the IANS feed.