Srinagar: Home Minister Rajnath Singh met Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. The discussion �was held on prevailing security situation in the state took place. Singh, who is on a two-day visit to the state in the wake of violent protests triggered after the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani on July 8, took stock of security situation. Rajnath Singh also met members of civil society who apprised him about the situation in the state. Citizen of Jammu & Kashmir shares their problem with Home minister Rajnath singh and told the difficulties faced by them in daily life with curfew and protests. This was the second visit of Rajnath Singh in a month. The Home Minister�s visit is an effort by the central government to restore normalcy in the Valley, which has been reeling under curfew and restrictions since trouble started. �I shall interact will civil society groups, political parties and other stakeholders,� he had said, before leaving for Srinagar, adding, �those who believe in Kashmiriyat, Insaniyat and Jamhooriyat (Kashmirs pluralist ethos, humanity and democracy) are welcome.� Also Home minister Rajnath Singh says centre to soon appoint a Nodal officer to help Kashmiris in distress living anywhere in the country. Highlights of joint press conference with J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti: CM Mehbooba Mufti says that "95% ppl of the state don't want violence, they want peace.We have to reach out to them". Home Minister Rajnath Singh says:
- I have met about 300 people during my visit. I had said before coming I will meet anyone who wants to talk.
- I have said it before also, youth in Kashmir should have pens,books and computers in their hands, not stones.
- We have to identify those elements who are trying to mislead some of our youth in Kashmir.
- Rest of India's future is incomplete without Kashmir.
- Without the future of Kashmir, the future of India cannot exist.
- More than 4500 security personnel are injured. Appeal to people to remember the role they played during floods in Kashmir.