Srinagar, Jan 20: Of the 31 parliamentary (MP) delegation members, 13 landed in Kashmir on Wednesday, with the remainder reaching the Valley on Thursday.
At the Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar, the visiting MPs paid obeisance.
The department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee is in Kashmir for a three-day visit.
The committee will take stock of various Jammu and Kashmir growth initiatives, tourism revival and road connectivity.
Divisional Commissioner Kashmir P K Pole said the committee will hold multiple meetings in Jammu and Kashmir with all officials and stakeholders involved in road, air and rail tourism connections.
“Of 13 MPs, 21 of them have reached the Valley today. Rest will come tomorrow,” he said.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajya Sabha member T G Venkatesh is leading the 31 member delegation. The other Rajya Sabha members accompanying Venkatesh include K.C. Venugopal of the Congress, Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Prasana Acharya, Sushil Kumar Modi of the BJP, Derek O’Brien of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) and others.
The MPs visiting the Valley from Lok Sabha include Anto Antony of Congress, Manoj Tiwari of BJP, Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Indian National Congress (INC) K. J&K is visiting Muraleedharan, Janata Dal United’s (JDU) Dinesh Chandra Yadav, among others.