Srinagar, October 07 (Scoop News) – Reiterating that dialogue is the only way to resolve issues, Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Ali Mohammad Sagar has called upon the separatists to come to table for presenting their view point in a democratic way. He said conducive atmosphere is building up for resolving
Winding up discussion on recent Kashmir unrest’ in Legislative Council, the Minister appealed to people of the valley particularly youth to strengthen the hands of Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah, who, he said is sincerely facilitating political discourse to address Kashmir problem.
Sagar said Government has initiated confidence building measures for which public support was necessary to sustain them. He said release of 50 youth, removal of 16 bunkers and constitution of committee to review Public Safety Act cases and identification of areas for taking out of Disturbed Areas Act, are steps in right direction.
Asserting that forces instigating violence are destined to be defeated, he said that their game plan of destabilizing the Government would never succeed. He said these people are actual enemies of
Stating that Kashmir is an issue craving for solution, he said that the Chief Minister, has already conveyed to the Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh and other appropriate forums that political initiative has to be taken to address Kashmir problem permanently. He said Union Home Minister, has also remarked that
Sagar said that Government has been concerned since the very inception of turmoil in April this year and tried to tackle it by different democratic means. He said how could Government be happy when its citizens lose their lives, adding that such incidents bring embarrassment only. He said that Government has got lodged 19 FIRs in different police stations against the human right violations and ordered Commission of Inquiry comprising (Retd) Justice, Bashir-ud-Din and Nargotra to inquire into incidents of HR abuses so that offenders are brought to book.
The Minister appreciated the Central Government for convening All Party Delegation Meet to evolve a policy for dealing with the turmoil and restore normalcy. He said the visit of APD to
The Minister said that Chief Minister’s sincere approach has brought a constructive change in the entire Indian political spectrum, which would go a long way in addressing
Earlier, A. G. Vakil, Bashir Magrey and M. Y. Taing, Ajay Sadhotra, Altaf Ahmad Wani, Sheikh Ghulam Rasool, Mohammad Rasheed Qureshi, Ghulam Qadir Pardesi, Showkat Ganai, Javid Rana, Khalid Najib Suherwardhy and Jehangir Mir participated in the discussion.