India, Pakistan should resume talks on J&K, says ex-Hurriyat chairman

During the release of his book Beyond Me, Bhat said the Kashmir conflict is the foundation of “darkness” in the subcontinent and has engulfed the whole South Asian region.

Written by Sofi Ahsan | Published:November 12, 2016 4:20 am
He said all recognised parties in J&K, including the BJP, should “put their heads together” and draft a joint resolution asking India and Pakistan to end the stalemate. Former chairman of Hurriyat Conference Abdul Ghani Bhat said all recognised parties in J&K, including the BJP, should “put their heads together” and draft a joint resolution asking India and Pakistan to end the stalemate.

A separatist leader in the Valley Friday asked mainstream and separatist parties in Jammu and Kashmir to sit together and draft a resolution asking India and Pakistan to resume the dialogue on Kashmir issue. Former chairman of Hurriyat Conference Abdul Ghani Bhat said people in India and Pakistan should build pressure on their governments against the “war mongering and jingoism”.

During the release of his book Beyond Me, Bhat said the Kashmir conflict is the foundation of “darkness” in the subcontinent and has engulfed the whole South Asian region. He said all recognised parties in J&K, including the BJP, should “put their heads together” and draft a joint resolution asking India and Pakistan to end the stalemate.

“Leaders of all the parties in J&K will have to get together to consider a draft resolution, impressing on the leadership of India and Pakistan that the stalled dialogue process is resumed forthwith in the interest of peace, stability and the throbbing hearts of people of J&K,” Bhat said.