New Delhi: The beleaguered Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah, on Tuesday gave indication that controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act would be withdrawn from some parts of the state.

After meeting Union Home Minister P Chidambaram here on Tuesday, the J&K Chief Minister said that an inclusive review of the security conditions in different terror hit areas of the state will be conducted after which the AFSPA and Disturbed Areas Act will be removed from certain areas.

Attributing the final report of three member panel of interlocutors as ‘a step in the right direction’, Omar who was speaking to reporters said, “I hope that the Centre will soon call an all-party meeting to discuss the matter.”

The Central panel on Jammu Kashmir including Dilip Padgaonkar, Radha Kumar and M M Ansari will submit their report to the Home Minister on Wednesday.

Declining to share the highlights of the report, Padgaonkar said the interlocutors had visited all parts of the state and met a cross section of people to understand their view points in the state.

JPN/Bureau