Ready to hold talks with separatists: BJP
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, May 28: The right-wing BJP Monday announced that it was ready to enter into a dialogue with separatist Hurriyat Conference.
The six member BJP parliamentary study group headed by senior leader Rajnath Singh, which arrived here today, said it has no hesitation to hold dialogue with the Hurriyat leaders.
“The doors of BJP’s study group are open for people of all spheres of the state including the separatist leaders. We have no objection to talk with separatist leaders,” Rajnath Singh told media persons, here.
Asked if any invitation has been sent to the Hurriyat leaders, Singh said they have not invited anyone for the talks but would be meeting cross-section of the society in the state to know their viewpoint.
Advocating that dialogue was the only way to find solution to “all issues”, the MP said, “If there is any issue its solution has to be found within the ambit of Indian constitution”.
He also rejected the recently released report of Kashmir interlocutors saying it has nothing for the people of Jammu and Ladakh regions, West Pakistani refugees and militancy victims.
“The interlocutors have preferred silence over the property rights of West Pakistani refugees and higher education of their wards. It has not suggested any mode to deal with the grievances of militancy victims in the state”, Singh added.
“I want to say that the many basic issues pertaining to minorities of state are missing in the report. It is ambiguous, regarding the plight of Kashmiri Pandits and their rehabilitation,” Singh said adding the report should have been presented before the Parliament, when it was in session.
He further said the interlocutors have held misgovernance as the basic problem in the state but they have not mentioned as to why misgovernance existed in Jammu and Kashmir.
“Our study group will make a comprehensive report which will be in the interest of Jammu and Kashmir as well as the nation,” he said.
The Rajnath Singh led four-member study group of Parliamentarians arrived here today on five-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir to review the ground situation.
Singh-led team comprises of Members Parliament JP Nadda, Shahnawaz Hussain and Ravi Shankar Prasad.
The group will visit various parts of Jammu region and hold dialogue with the cross section of the society.
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