"The Home Ministry has not yet received anything regarding his (Geelani) application for passport. When we will receive it, we will take a decision taking into account various issue like national security," he told reporters here.

Rijiju was replying to a question on the issue of granting passport to the hardline Hurriyat faction leader who has applied for the travel document to visit his ailing daughter in Saudi Arabia. Jammu and Kashmir's ruling coalition partners PDP and BJP were sharply divided on Wednesday over the Geelani passport issue with the regional party saying it would approach the Centre for granting the travel document on "humanitarian" grounds.

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