Situation in Jand K causing anxiety:Antony

Denying that the Cabinet was divided over the question of partial withdrawal of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in Kashmir, Antony said  this issuealso would figure in tomorrow's CCS meet.

"Coninuous tension in Kashmir is causing concern to all. The Cabinet Committee on Security will discuss the situation in Kashmir seriously", Antony told reporters on the sidelines of a function at Santhigiri Ashram near here.

When asked about reports of differences between the Defence and Home ministries over the AFSPA in Kashmir, he "there is no serious differences in the cabniet. When the matter was discussed there were various points of view. The Government is one. When the Government takes a decision it is finadl", he said.

" We don't discuss in public the matters discussed in the CCS. The reports regarding differences  in media over AFSPA were imaginative,"  he said.
When reporters persisted with their query on the issue, he said "I am not for any public debate on this matter, adding, anyway the CCS is going to discuss the matter tomorrow."

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