Sharma Sends Talks Invite To Opposition

Srinagar—Mainstream opposition political parties, barring NC, Saturday received formal invitations to meet the GOI representative, Dineshwar Sharma who is due to visit the state on Monday for his four-day visit to hold dialogue on Kashmir.

Confirming having received invitations Saturday afternoon from Sharma, the parties said that they will discuss within the party the appropriate time to meet him.

Sharma has left it to the parties to decide the time of meeting in the four days.

However, main opposition party National Conference is yet to receive the invitation. “We have not received the invitation yet,” NC General Secretary, Ali Muhammad Sagar told KNS.

Sagar said that once the party gets the invite, its leaders, President Dr Farooq Abdullah and Working President Omar Abdullah with discuss and decide about the meeting.

Sharma is on four-day visit (Nov 6-9) beginning on Monday to the valley where he will meet delegations of political parties and other groups. The Hurriyat leaders have rejected to hold dialogue with Sharma.

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