Srinagar, October 14 (Scoop News) –– The Peoples Democratic Party has said the atmosphere of hope generated by the recent All Party Meeting in New Delhi and the visit of All Party delegation has been dampened by choice of interlocutors announced yesterday. In a statement here today president of the party Mehbooba Mufti said though the three interlocutors are eminent and highly respected personalities in their fields the PDP feels their nomination for the Kashmir mission reflects a lack of appreciation of the problem at hand in the state.
Mehbooba said the All Party initiative by the prime minister had acted as a message for the people of
Mehbooba said it was genuinely expected by the people that government of
Referring to the earlier 8 point package announced by the government Mehbooba said even though in its form it left much to be desired, on the implementation level it had proved a cruel joke. While release of 50 detainees was announced with fanfare dozens of them are arrested everyday. Making a media tamasha of removal of some unused bunkers in
Mehbooba said Palhallan has emerged as a humanitarian disaster with an entire population imprisoned and punished for more than three months. School children and teachers are assaulted in their institutions and even the university campus is not spared. In such a situation much bolder, serious and sincere efforts are required than doing something that could only further strengthen alienation anger and cynicism among people.