Interlocutor Sharma Meets 30 Delegations

Srinagar—Nearly 30 delegations called on the Government of India’s representative, Dineshwar Sharma on Monday, to continue the process of sustained dialogue here at Hari Niwas in Gupkar area.

Sharma started meeting delegations in the morning and was busy meeting them till this report was filed.

Officials in the district administration facilitating the meetings said around 30 delegations called on Sharma at Hari Niwas, amid tight security arrangements.

The delegations included students from Kashmir University, Flood Victims, Radio Kashmir employees, State Employees of SRO 202, Peace Front Kupwara, Khadi Gram Udyog Federation, Pok migrants group among others.

Official sources said the delegations raised the issues of basic facilities, resolution of Kashmir issue through peaceful means and lack of good governance in the state.

Sharma is on the second leg of his visit to the state which began from Jammu, Pulwama visit on Sunday, and he is likely to visit Anantnag town today to meet various delegations there.

After its hard stance on Kashmir, BJP government on October 23 announced to carry sustained dialogue on Kashmir through Sharma by talking to all stakeholders to understand legitimate aspirations of people in Jammu and Kashmir.

However, till now, major stakeholder, Hurriyat, has rejected the process, while prominent trade bodies of the valley have stayed away from meeting him.

Earlier, he visited the state and met nearly 100 delegations, political, apolitical and civil society groups.

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