New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed concern over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir and said the Centre was all eyes and ears to bring out peaceful solution to this vexed problem.
Ruling out talks with those who were instigating violence , J and K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti told the waiting media after emerging from her meeting with the PM Modi on Saturday, that the latter had assured her to collectively evolve ways and means to bury the J and K problem. '' The PM sounded concerned over the situation and was deeply anguished over the deaths of misguided youths and security personnel,'' she said.
She was forthright in her statement while making it clear the separatist Hurriyat leaders were out to disturb the tranquillity of the North state of the country with the support of Pakistan, hence the government would not speak with them. '' We will welcome any individual or organisation for the dialogue who wants peaceful resolution of Jammu and Kashmir issue,'' Mehbooba asserted.
The J and K CM said even PM was of the view that the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh was not treated well during his visit to Pakistan recently. in fact, such incidents only suggested that the Pakistan was losing opportunity of talks on the issue.
Her meeting with the Prime Minister came a couple of days after Rajnath had visited the troubled J and K during which he had met some twenty delegations to identify the real problem of the border state.
'' The way young ones are being misused by the separatist forces which ,of course, resulted into the deaths of some of them, is quite painful and should be stopped,''Mufti said. She said the Prime Minister was also of the opinion that a single loss of life in Jammu and Kashmir is a cause of pain to him, be it of a security personnel or any local one. Mufti said her meeting with the PM was very fruitful as the latter offered all possible help to zero in on to the problem of her state.
Earlier a couple of days ago in Srinagar, the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh had also echoed the similar sentiments when he said "have faith in the government. We are dead serious to resolve the vexed problem of J and K but within the limits of Jamhooriyat, Kashmiriyat and Insaniyat. He had also stated that the Centre was willing to go extra mile to resolve the ongoing crisis of Kashmir."
He had appealed to have faith in the efforts of the Government and not to question wisdom of the Centre on the problem of J and K which was on the priority of Modi government. Syncing with him, the J and K CM had said 95 per cent of people of Kashmir wanted peaceful solution of the Kashmir problem, only rest of five per cent were engaged in the disruptive designs.
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