Ex-Union Minister Yashwant Sinha led civil society delegation visits Kashmir

Straight Line News Network

Srinagar, Nov 22: A civil society delegation led by former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha arrived in Kashmir on Friday to assess the situation here and the economic losses suffered by people over the last three months due to the shutdown following the abrogation of provisions of Article 370.

Apart from Sinha, the other members of the ‘Concerned Citizens Group’ includes former Chief Information Commissioner Wajahat Habibullah, former Air vice marshall Kapil Kak, journalist Bharat Bhushan and Sushoba Bharve.

Asked about the aim of the visit, Sinha said they wanted to assess the situation on the ground in the aftermath of the abrogation of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status.