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Listen in to what Ambassador Rajiv Dogra, Former Diplomat has to say on why it is important to go forward on the road to statehood and the delimitation exercise.The meeting of Jammu and Kashmir’s political parties with Prime Minister Narendra Modi is over. The Centre told the parties that under the current rule, Jammu and Kashmir saw a lot of positive changes such as block-level elections being held for the first time.The meeting of all Jammu and Kashmir parties with Prime Minister Narendra Modi is underway at 7, Lok Kalyan Marg. PDP’s Mehbooba Mufti, National Conference’s Farooq Abdullah, Congress’ Ghulam Nabi Azad, and other leaders of Jammu and Kashmir are present at the meet. The PM’s closing remarks on the meeting are expected soon, CNN-News18 reports.The Gupkar Alliance is likely to demand restoration of statehood before elections as well as release of all political prisoners in the meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at 3pm today. Fourteen leaders from regional powerhouses such as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the National Conference (NC), as well as those from the Centre’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress, among others, have been invited for the talks. While most of the 14 leaders arrived in Delhi by Wednesday evening, Farooq Abdullah reached the national capital today. He is slated to hold talks with his son and NC leader Omar Abdullah before the 3pm gathering.#NayaJammuKashmir #StatehoodToJ&K #CNNNews18Subscribe our channel for latest news updates: http://bit.ly/2KGXvAW#GetCloserToTheNews with latest headlines on politics, sports and entertainment on https://bit.ly/2Y4QccLTo stay updated on-the-go, download the News18 App: · Google Play Store: http://bit.ly/2VcRTRc· Apple App Store: https://apple.co/2JceAmY Follow us for latest news, photos & videos:· Facebook: http://bit.ly/2vOO22u· Twitter: http://bit.ly/2HdNKch· Instagram: http://bit.ly/2PRgfiz. Telegram: https://bit.ly/2ZOalG0CNN-News18 is India’s most awarded English News Channel, and is one of the most respected and dynamic media brands in the country today. CNN-News18 has in a short time, redefined the limits and has set new standards for journalism in Indian news television through its differentiated programming and philosophy of inclusive journalism the spirit of ‘Whatever It Takes’. CNN-News18 continues to be India’s window to the world and world’s window into India. CNN-News18 has been awarded all the prestigious awards in the General News category in the country.