Evolve consensus to resolve K-issue: Mufti
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Samba, Mar 18: Calling upon all political parties across national spectrum to evolve a consensus on solving the vexed Kashmir problem, patron of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mufti Muhammad Sayeed on Sunday said the emergence of regional parties in the recently held elections of five states has shown a positive trend in developing genuine political federalism in the country.
“Emergence of regional parties in the recent elections have shown that there are strong regional aspirations and these regional aspirations are also getting adequate representation. The recent developments are good sign for strengthening federal structure of the country”, Sayeed said while addressing a public meeting here.
He, however, argued that besides accommodation regional aspirations, the national issues like the Kashmir problem should be remained in focus. “In the emerged new perspective, the vital national issue like Jammu and Kashmir should not lost its relevance”, he said and argued that solution of this issue was must for the economic growth and lasting peace in the entire sub-continent. He said that Kashmir issue could not left unsolved because it had already dampened immense economic growth in the South Asia for decades, besides affecting the people of Jammu and Kashmir.
“All sections of political opinion have to lend a helping hand in the process of resolving the Kashmir issue,” he said and made special appeal to the emerged regional forces in the country to evolve consensus to solve national issues like the Kashmir problem.
Reaffirming commitment of his party to aggressively pursue the agenda of reconciliation and development in the State, he asserted that his party, with the support of the masses, wouldn’t allow the peace process to be derailed. “As the peace process was pioneered by the PDP, party would take this process to the logical conclusion by establishing lasting peace in this region by channelizing power of the people”, he said.
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