Interlocutors rule out JK’s trifurcation
ASK PEOPLE TO GIVE THEM 6-MONTHS
Bandipore, Nov 13: The interlocutors appointed by the centre on Saturday ruled out trifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir. They asserted that Kashmir issue would be resolved within a specific time frame and assured the people that ground situation would change within next 6-months.
“There is no possibility of JK being divided into three parts. When we took over this assignment we were told that centre government is keen to resolve the Kashmir issue that too within a given time frame,” one of the interlocutors Radha Kumar told reporters here.
The two interlocutors Radha Kumar, an academician, and the former information commissioner, M M Ansari visited this north Kashmir town on Saturday and interacted with a cross section of the people.
Kumar asked people to wait for 6-months. “Just wait and watch and see whether we are successful or not, we are informing the government about the things on which it can act. Ground situation will change for good in coming months,” she added.
Replying to a question about what does “unique problem and unique solution” mean, Kumar said, “We will ask the Home Minster P Chidmabaram to explain his statement.”
Kumar reiterated that consensus among people of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh, people of India and Pakistan was mandatory for final resolution of the Kashmir issue. “We are listening to Kashmiris to ensure that a durable a solution is found once for all,” he added.
Endorsing the problems faced by Kashmiris, she said, “We have to cooperate with the people busy in seeking the solution Kashmir issue, we should not harm our future generation.”
“Everybody knows that something wrong has happened in the past and it is the time to set the things right. We cannot restore peace with stone and guns. Parleys and interactions are the only way to resolve the disputes,” said another interlocutor, M M Ansari.
He urged people to cooperate with them . “Don’t pay any heed to the elements who have created doubts about the arrival of interlocutors, we are sincere and will present everything before the centre government for respectable and honorable solution of the Kashmir dispute,” Ansari added.
Members of the civil society demanded immediate release of the arrested youth, demilitarization and plebiscite so that people of Jammu and Kashmir are able to decide their fate.
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