Talk to all stake holders in Kashmir, but don’t compromise national sovereignty: All Party

Without making any reference to separatists including Hurriyat Conference, the statement asked the Central and state governments "to take steps for a dialogue with all stake holders".

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published:September 7, 2016 3:32 pm
Home Minister Rajnath Singh chairing the all-party meet in New Delhi, Wednesday. (Source: PIB) Home Minister Rajnath Singh chairing the all-party meet in New Delhi, Wednesday. (Source: PIB)

The All Party Delegation (APD) that visited Jammu and Kashmir this week on Wednesday asked the Central and the state governments to take steps for a dialogue with “all stake holders” but asserted that there can be no compromises on the issue of national sovereignty.

The members of the delegation, headed by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, met here today and discussed the outcome of their interactions with the civil society, political parties and government officials during the visit on September 4 and 5.

A unanimous statement of the APD released after the meeting appealed to the people of the state to shun the path of violence and resolve all the issues through dialogue and discussion.

Without making any reference to separatists including Hurriyat Conference, the statement asked the Central and state governments “to take steps for a dialogue with all stake holders”. While some opposition leaders met Hurriyat Conference leaders lodged in various sub jails, hardliner Syed Ali Shah Geelani refused to meet them.

Expressing serious concern over the prevailing situation in the state, the statement said the members of the delegation were of the view that there is no place for violence in a civilised society.

“There can be no compromises on the issues of national sovereignty,” it added.

The meeting asked both the governments to take steps to ensure that education institutions, government offices and commercial establishment start functioning normally at the earliest.

They requested the government to take effective steps to ensure security for all citizens and provide medical treatment to citizens and security personnel injured in agitation.

After the meeting, CPM General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said that he had favoured some confidence building measures immediately which included banning the pellet guns, medical help to the injured and probe alleged excesses by the security forces.

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    Yakobi
    Sep 7, 2016 at 9:45 pm
    Go for it hi ndus criminals, and initiate end of hindrance to truth manifesto of hindu ism illegality by faith.
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      Yakobi
      Sep 7, 2016 at 8:44 pm
      It is worth well to eradicate hin dus terrorist by faith and their hin du criminal manifesto of hin duism illegality for peace, Islam on earth.
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        Satendra kumar
        Sep 7, 2016 at 2:06 pm
        All multi party organisation and the central and state government should bring the valley to complete normalcy for sake of all Kashmiri people.
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          MyTake
          Sep 7, 2016 at 10:48 am
          Kashmir problem is stan. All these years Congress was merged in corruption and did not have the compulsion to make any meaningful investment in it, over the years. As a result India has reached this point which is now Modi's responsibility to fix!lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;India need to focus on stan to have a long term solution of Kashmir problem.
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            MyTake
            Sep 7, 2016 at 7:56 pm
            Putting the Hirriat in jail will cost tax payers less than giving them all the freebies.
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              MyTake
              Sep 8, 2016 at 1:26 am
              Divide the land in few states. Give good Governance to those who want it and play cat and mouse game with the rest who wants to play it! lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Why the ones who want good Governance be suffering for the action of few?
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                Amit
                Sep 8, 2016 at 6:19 am
                I meant Kashmir not stan.
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                  Amit
                  Sep 8, 2016 at 6:17 am
                  These jokers want Kashmir to fall into stan hands in their hearts.
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                    Anuj
                    Sep 7, 2016 at 8:20 pm
                    Modi seem to be losing grip over this matter. God knows what strategy he is working at.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt; Apparently it is preparing ground for a conflict with stan.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt; Leaving situation as it is is no more an option. Kashmir has become hot bed for Jihadis now.
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                      alam
                      Sep 7, 2016 at 1:55 pm
                      Kashmir is politically hot and easy issue for leaders of stan and India both to cover their failure . Both the govt is only interested in Kashmir issue not the Kashmirs . This Kashmirs should understand and they them self should get rid of fake leaders so called HURRIYAT. Till time Kishmiris doesn't throw HURRIYAT out they cannot able to leave peacefully.
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                        alam
                        Sep 7, 2016 at 2:00 pm
                        What is HURRIYAT ? Why they are staying in INDIAN Kashmir? Why non of our central govt till date has taken any action against them? Why Govt is providing security to these leaders so called SEPARATIST? lt;br/gt;These are clear indication of political issue.
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                          Deshu
                          Sep 7, 2016 at 10:19 am
                          Yest Govt must Talk to all stake holders in Kashmir, but not with Separatists.Actually they are getting VIP treatment in spite of their Anti-Indian atude and posture all time. All of them are poisonous snakes hiding in valley and instigating innocent youth there. Had they been in stan and carried out anti-stani slogans then they would have been butchered long back. .Govt must withdraw all facilities givewn to them specially security guards and treat them like any other Kashmiris dian must adopt same tactics as adopted by Chinese in Tibet.Enough is enough.Further India must support cause of Baluchistan and see like Bangladesh they are separated from stan.No soft atude towards stan.It is a rogue Country in world and heaven for Terrorists.
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                            Rakesh Pandit
                            Sep 7, 2016 at 3:50 pm
                            Jokers of opposition advising govt how to deal with kashmir problem? Slap on their collective faces by huriyat fellows appears insufficient to bring them to senses.
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                              Rohit Shah
                              Sep 7, 2016 at 1:18 pm
                              Everyone is trying to save his skin. When people raised their voice against violence 2 months back they were dubbed anti-nationals. lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt; Media opposing violenve was silenced and had to take a back seat. Wave of nationalism was manufactured. lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt; It is by design that problem has been brought to the present situation.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt; Now anti-stan fervour will be generated to arouse nationalism. Till Gujarat elections at least, voters will be kept filled with JandK problem.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt; Failure to bring a change needs to be kept covered somehow. Visits to stan too are pre-designed to fail.
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                                Frank Opinion
                                Sep 7, 2016 at 12:16 pm
                                Just an eye wash by these politicians. JandK problem was deliberately allowed to take this shape. lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt; Those opposing the govt moves 2 months back were dubbed anti-nationals and silenced. lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt; In similar sitation, not to let people like Burhan become martyr is always a strategy of any normal thinking person.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt; It will be prolonged as much as possible, till elections if situation permits.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt; Taxpayer's money is no consideration for them. They just need an issue to keep the nation's attention diverted.
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                                  Venkataraman Jagadesan
                                  Sep 7, 2016 at 11:35 pm
                                  Do the opposition leaders want that the Govt: to get snubbed by the pak agents as they were shown two fingers by them sitting inside their bunglow. The real stake leaders are Gujjars, Shiyas,Budhists and Hindus and not these pak agents. Let us be very clear that these agents want to create turmoil in the state and expect to launch an attack as they did during 1965 and staying inside the valley they can work as 5th columnist. This wecan never allow it. Jai Hind.
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                                    Venkataraman Jagadesan
                                    Sep 7, 2016 at 11:40 pm
                                    Pak will go into smoke before they even realize what has happened. Now with Afghanistan turned an enemy pak is in for a trouble. Now any confrontation will be the end of pak and if they think china will come to their aid they are mistaken since no one can trust china. Pak generals know the hazards of a nuclear war and if they want to risk it is their funeral. Jai Hind.
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                                      Ramakrishnan Kinattukara
                                      Sep 7, 2016 at 3:51 pm
                                      How can any one talk to those who do not open their doors?
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                                        Krish
                                        Sep 8, 2016 at 1:46 am
                                        It is a stupid suggestion by the wise men as these two do not go together. What to talk to someone whose only demand is to merge with stan. We can entrust the job to Yechuri and co. As they appear to be sure of bending the Hurriyat people into the best nationalists. Krish
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                                          kumar
                                          Sep 7, 2016 at 10:45 am
                                          Indian govt cheated indians so much that no indian expected that govt spending 100 crores on seperatists...it is shock to all indians
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                                            kris kumar
                                            Sep 7, 2016 at 4:15 pm
                                            I think it is time for the PM of India to attack Pak with full force to free POK and erradicate all those anti national leaders. No more wasting time as we have had enough of trouble makers and Pak interference. We want to solve the problem once for all. The full forces must be used now to bring s to their knees. This should be do and die cause as our rouge anti national leaders of some parties are creating problems for the government.
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