New Delhi: On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for an all party meet in the national capital to discuss on the current situation in violence hit Kashmir valley which has been witnessing curfew following protests from the people over the killing of the Hizbul Mujahideen militant.
At the all party meet, PM Modi said, “Like every Indian, I’m also deeply pained by the recent incidents that have taken place in Jammu & Kashmir.
The 64-year-old went on to say that all the Kashmiri wants peace and that they have full faith in democracy and therefore the government must not compromise on national security.
He said, “This is why, despite warnings from some separatists elements, people of J&K showed their faith in democratic principles during polls. It is responsibility of every Govt to maintain law and order. There cannot be any compromise on national security.”
Also, giving message to Islamabad, PM Modi said that now Pak will have to give an answer to the world on violence against the people in Balochistan and PoK. He further said that PoK is part of Jammu and Kashmir.
Amid the discussions during the meet, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said, “When we were in power we tried to find solution to the Kashmir issue but we did not fully succeed.”
On the other hand, Sitaram Yechury said, “Start the dialogue process with all stakeholders. We’ve done it in the past and we’ve to do it again.”
D Raja of CPI said, “We have suggested that the Govt must start dialogue process with all stakeholders. Govt has to take confidence building measures,announce stoppage of pellet guns use, announce AFSPA to be withdrawn from the civilian areas.”