Srinagar, May 15, 2014 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, puppet Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah, has expressed hope that the new Indian government would carry forward the dialogue process with Pakistan to address long-pending issues, including Kashmir.
Omar Abdullah made these assertions while addressing a seminar, ‘Discussion between India and Pakistan on J K – A Historical Perspective’. The event was organised by the Institute of Kashmir Studies, University of Kashmir in Srinagar. He said a solution which will satisfy the aspirations of the majority of the people of Jammu and Kashmir is the only way out.
“You cannot give any solution which will be acceptable to each and every citizen of the state. You have to work out a solution which will satisfy the aspirations of the majority of the people. Though such a solution is difficult to sell yet this is only way out in this regard,” he said.
“Hope the new government in New Delhi will not allow the dialogue process to die,” Omar said here. The seminar was also attended by special envoy in the Prime Minister’s Office S K Lambah, who delivered the key note address.
Omar said the Kashmir issue is a long-pending problem and has political genesis which requires a political resolution. “Kashmir issue has political genesis and it requires a political resolution. There is a need for continuing the ongoing back channel dialogue between India and Pakistan to move forward on addressing the long-pending issue which has consumed generations.
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