JKPM bats for dialogue to resolve Kashmir dispute

Kokernag: J&K Peoples Movement (JKPM) on Tuesday said that for long lasting peace in South Asian region, an immediate and result-oriented engagement between all the stakeholders must be initiated for the resolution of Kashmir dispute.
“Kashmir is a long pending political dispute and JKPM shall pursue peaceful resolution of the Kashmir problem as per the will and aspirations of the people of Jammu and Kashmir,” JKPM leader Syed Iqbal Tahir has said while addressing a public gathering in Kokernag, Anantnag – according to the statement.
He stressed the need for embracing peaceful and democratic means of representation, engagement, dialogue and resolution of Kashmir dispute including initiating dialogue with Hurriyat Conference.
He said that JKPM will strive for initiation of steps towards national reconciliation in J&K based on the guiding principles of peaceful dialogue, mutual understanding and dignity of all peoples of J&K state.
Tahir further added that the dignity and honour of people of Jammu & Kashmir is paramount and non-negotiable. Elaborating on the JKPM’s stand, he informed that all parties across the political divide shall uphold people’s dignity in all circumstances.
“JKPM stands for constitutional and internationally recognized human rights including basic civil liberties of the people of Jammu & Kashmir and creation of a conducive environment for peaceful and democratic means of engagement for the conflict resolution,” he said.