New Delhi, Aug 9:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday appealed for peace in Jammu and Kashmir and said his government was looking for developmental solutions to people’s problems.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi at a bilateral meeting with the President of the Russian Federation, Mr. Vladimir Putin, on the sidelines of the Sixth BRICS Summit, in Fortaleza, Brazil on July 15, 2014.

“Be it the Jammu and Kashmir government under Mehboobaji or the central government, we are finding solution to all problems through development,” Modi said here.

He said only a “handful of people who have been misled” were causing trouble in the Kashmir Valley, where protests since the killing of a rebel commander July 8 has left over 55 people dead and thousands injured.

“Some people are causing Kashmir a lot of harm,” the Prime Minister said. “Kashmir wants peace. Whatever Kashmiris want for betterment of their livelihood, the centre will provide.” (IANS)