‘Muscular policy adopted by New Delhi towards Kashmir for the past decades has failed’
Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) Thursday called a meeting at its headquarters at Rajbagh to express concern and anguish over “continued bloodshed and killings” across the valley.
The meeting was chaired by Hurriyat Conference (M) chairperson Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and was attended by other senior leaders.
A spokesperson of the amalgam said that the meeting reiterated that political engagement is the most effective way to move forward and end painful bloodshed.
The meeting urged the Indo-Pak leadership to break the ice at SCO and engage with each other. “People of Kashmir are suffering the consequences of the conflict for decades now.” The participants of the meeting stressed that the upcoming SCO summit in Kyrgyzstan provides a good opportunity for the leadership of India and Pakistan to eschew bitterness and break the ice.
They said that people of the entire region and especially Kashmiri’s were hopeful that the leadership of the neighboring countries would utilize this opportunity to de-freeze their relationship and set the ball rolling for engagement towards resolving all pending issues including Kashmir.
With regard to the situation in the valley, the participants expressed serious concern and anguish over the ongoing bloodshed, CASOs and killings across the valley.
The meeting unanimously agreed that the muscular policy adopted by New Delhi towards Kashmir for the past decades has failed in resolution of the issue and will not yield anything even at present.