Srinagar,February 24 (Scoop News) – Stressing the futility of any isolated or piecemeal decision for the resolution of Kashmir issue, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti has called for a holistic view of the this problem to restore sustainable and lasting peace in this region.
Interacting with the Interlocutors appointed by the Government of India, PDP president reminded that unilateral or bilateral decisions earlier taken by the previous regimes, from time to time, had proved counterproductive so there is need to take comprehensive and holistic view of the whole issue so as to solve this problem once for all. Interlocutors called on Mehbooba Mufti at her residence and held detailed discussion with her on prevailing situation in the State.
Senior PDP leaders Mohammad Dilawar Mir, Moulvi Iftikar Hussain Ansari and party spokesman Naeem Akhtar were also present in the meeting. Ms Mufti emphasized on the need of involving
Further emphasizing on involving all stakeholders in the process of solving this issue, she said that separatists must be engaged in the dialogue process and their views should be addressed. “Separatists are important stakeholders in the process so their engagement in the dialogue process is must to take the process to its logical end”, she observed and further cautioned that any unilateral roadmap would fail to reach a lasting resolution. She said that keeping in view the complexity and diversity of this State, there is need to involve all sections, regions and sub-regions in the process of dialogue to arrive at an acceptable and workable solution.
PDP president demanded that sense of siege that gripped the State of
PDP chief said the natural resources of the state and their present exploitation needed to be revisited. She demanded renegotiation of biased agreements with the various agencies and the State should be allowed to exploit its hydroelectric potential to transfer this region into a greatest economy of the sub-continent. “This could open up new areas of hope and opportunities to youth of the state who are at present facing worst unemployment crisis”, she argued.