India’s Rigidity Main Hurdle In Kashmir Settlement: Mirwaiz


Srinagar – Hurriyat Conference (M) Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has said that the rigid and unrealistic stance of India is the main hurdle in settlement of the Kashmir dispute.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was talking to a delegation of Indian Civil Society Group “Centre for Policy Analysis” that called on him in Srinagar. The delegation comprised social workers, analysts, educationists and politicians.

He told the delegation that the draconian laws like Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) and Public Safety Act (PSA) had given a free hand to Indian troops to kill and harass the innocent people of Kashmir. He also discussed the latest political situation of the occupied territory with the women delegates.

Mirwaiz said that the unrealistic approach of India towards the Kashmir dispute was a threat to the regional peace, adding that the international community was also putting pressure on India for settlement of the long-pending Kashmir dispute but New Delhi was not bringing flexibility in its Kashmir stance.

The APHC Chairman stressed the delegation to put pressure on India to take serious and solid steps for resolution of Kashmir dispute.

Mukhtar Ahmad Waza, Nayeem Ahmad Khan, Zafar Akbar Butt, Yasmin Raja, Musaddiq Aadil, Abdur Rasheed Untoo, Hakeem Abdur Rasheed, Abdul Manan Bokhari, Shahid-ul-Islam and Farooq Ahmad Soda were also present on the occasion.

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