PM, Sonia visit Jammu and Kashmir amidst tight security

Jammu, PTI | Updated : 25 June 2013, 10:12 AM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi arrived in Udhampur, in Jammu and Kashmir, on their two-day visit to the state.

PMO sources said there is no change in the Prime Minister's schedule. The duo will be undertaking a two-day visit. 

During the visit, Singh is expected to announce a package for border areas of the state. 

The Prime Minister and Gandhi will also launch train service between Qazigund in Kashmir and Banihal in Jammu, providing an all-weather surface link to the Valley that often gets cut off from rest of the country in the winter due to heavy snowfall. 

First Published: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 09:04 AM
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