Jammu, Jan 31 (Agencies): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram is going to visit Kishtwar, a mountainous district northeast of Jammu to review the security situation and take stock of the political developments. He will be on two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir beginning from Thursday

Chidambaram will hold meet with district level officers of Kishtwar district, tucked in the Himalayas about 200 km northeast of Jammu, on Friday where he would be "assessing the problems faced by the people in the remote areas", according to sources.

The minister is keen to have a comprehensive view of the situation in all parts of Jammu and Kashmir. He will have one-on-one meeting with Chief Minister Omar Abdullah. The two may exchange notes on the current situation in the state and the administrative and political measures needed to address the Kashmir issue, the sources said.

The Kashmir Valley saw months of unrest in the summer of 2010 where over 100 people were killed in clashes between security forces and stone-pelting mobs.