NEW DELHI Terming late Atal Bihari Vajpayee as the only Prime Minister of the country who understood the pain and tribulation of the people of Jammu & Kashmir, PDP President and former Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti said the former Prime Minister would long be remembered for taking historic steps in addressing the pain of J&Ks people and normalising relations with Pakistan.
Speaking at a memorial service at the national capital, the PDP President said the late Prime Minister trusted the people of Kashmir when he came to power by recognizing their agony and striving for its resolution and in turn got this trust reciprocated hugely from them.
It was late Vajpayee ji who undertook some bold and monumental confidence building measures like opening of routes, ceasefire and other steps for which the people of the State would remember him for times to come, she said in her address.
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