Srinagar, January 18, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, former puppet Chief Minister and president of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mehbooba Mufti has reiterated that dialogue and reconciliation between India and Pakistan have become inevitable for resolution of Kashmir dispute.
Mehbooba Mufti addressing the party functionaries and activists from Rajpora Assembly Segment said that after the 2014 polls, PDP founder, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed decided to stitch the common ground with BJP with the sole motive to reincarnate the Vajpayee era in the territory and to stop the vicious cycle of unabated killings and violence. “Even when I told my father that the decision to join hands with the BJP has more risks than rewards and would decline party’s popularity in the State, but Mufti said he was ready to sacrifice everything including his own self if that resolves the decades old conflict,” Mehbooba said.
She said however, when on November 7, 2015 Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi addressed a rally in Srinagar, he announced 80 thousand crore package but exhibited reluctance in pitching for a thaw between India and Pakistan for peace in the territory. This disheartened everyone including the people who had come from far-flung areas to listen to the Prime Minister,” Mehbooba said.
Recalling the horrific and inhuman act of brutality that was perpetrated on seven year old innocent girl in Rasana exactly a year ago, she recounted her struggle to give justice to the victims of Rasana case, Mehbooba stated that she went to New Delhi and made it amply clear before the helmsmen that the PDP cannot remain the part of government until the two ministers who have openly supported the rapists aren’t sacked and until the investigation isn’t allowed to take place in a transparent manner.
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