Indian parliamentary panel likely to visit IIOJK

New Delhi, August 06 (KMS): Parliamentary panel chaired by leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, is likely to visit Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir on a five-day trip.

Indian media quoting sources said this will be the first visit by parliamentarians of various parties, including the opposition, after the abrogation of Article 370.

Members of the Public Accounts Committee will visit Srinagar, Drass, Kargil and Leh during the trip, sources said.

As per the sources the members will visit Kargil on August 15 and will celebrate the Indian Independence Day by hoisting the Indian flag. They are expected to review the high-altitude clothing and food provided to personnel of the Indian armed forces deployed in the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region.

Also, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs, chaired by Congress leader Anand Sharma, is scheduled to visit Kashmir Valley and Leh starting August 17.

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