Srinagar: A delegation of National Conference met Home Minister Rajnath Singh here on Tuesday and expressed concern over the Kulgam civilian killings and other human right violations in the State.
Singh is on a two-day visit to JK.
“The delegation submitted a memorandum on party’s behalf and showed deep anguish over the increasing human right violations, killings, destruction of property and growing disenchantment in youth in Kashmir, saying it has become order of the day,” the statement said.
The leaders – Haji Ali Muhammad Sagar, heikh Mustafa Kamal, Nasir Aslam Wani, Muhammad Shafi Uri, Mubarak Gul, Aga Syed Ruhullah Mehdi, Tanveer Sadiq, Muhammad Akbar lone, Sakina itoo and Mir Saifullah – appraised the Home Minister about the sense of insecurity and disenchantment that looms large in wake of the aggressive approach adopted by the GoI, it reads.
“The Home Minister was informed about the mounting alienation in the south Kashmir areas that has prompted highly educated youth to join militant ranks,” the statement said.
The National conference delegation maintained that the solution to Kashmir problem can only be achieved through a process of dialogue and that the policy of looking at Kashmir issue through the prism of security will bring more misery to people.
The delegation implored upon Singh to initiate an inclusive dialogue with all stakeholders in the state with all sincerity.