Source: News Bharati English07 Sep 2016 16:26:30

New Delhi, September 7: Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said on Wednesday this government is serious about national security as well as the welfare of the people across the country. Therefore, all actions in Jammu and Kashmir, including steps against separatists, will be taken keeping national interest in mind.

“All actions will be taken keeping national security and other issues in mind," Rijiju said. Asked about the harsh steps in the event of non-cooperation from opposition parties, the minister said "There is no need to make a major issue out of these.

The remarks from Rijiju come even as Home Minister Rajnath Singh is engaged in a series of meetings with party colleagues and senior officials on the issue of Jammu and Kashmir. Members of an all-party delegation and Rajnath Singh met at New Delhi on Wednesday to discuss their findings of a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir.