Congress leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, who earlier in the day stoked a controversy as he sought to know from the government whether Jammu and Kashmir
was an internal matter or a bilateral issue, also attended the meeting.
The Congress strongly opposed the move and the bill to bifurcate the state of Jammu and Kashmir
into two Union Territories in both houses of Parliament and accused the government of taking the step when its state assembly was dissolved.
It also termed the decision unconstitutional.
However, just ahead of the meeting, Scindia said he supported the move on Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh and the state's full integration into the Union of India, adding that it was in the interest of the country.
"I support the move on #JammuAndKashmir & #Ladakh and its full integration into union of India," he tweeted.
"Would have been better if constitutional process had been followed. No questions could have been raised then. Nevertheless, this is in our country's interest and I support this," he said.
While the meeting was on, senior Congress leader Anand Sharma put out a tweet saying Jammu and Kashmir joined the Indian Union as a state.
"BJP govt ill thought decision of dividing the state and downgrading the strategically sensitive state is a first in history and changes geography and humiliates the people of Jammu and Kashmir," he said.
The CWC was also expected to pass a resolution on the situation arising out of the government's move on Jammu and Kashmir.