A meeting was held on Wednesday under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding Jammu and Kashmir.
Under the leadership of PM Modi, 14 politicians of Jammu and Kashmir participated in this meeting, which lasted for about 4 hours. In the all-party meeting, Prime Minister Modi said that he wants to erase the distance of Delhi and the distance of the heart.
The PM listened to all the leaders and said that he is happy that everyone spoke freely without fear. It was an open discussion for a better future for Kashmir.
The PM further said that the main issue of the meeting was the restoration of the democratic process in Kashmir.
In a meeting with the leaders of Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the first priority is to conduct assembly elections like DDC elections.
These elections are possible only when the delimitation is implemented. All the parties agreed on this.
The PM said “I want to strengthen the roots of democracy in Jammu and Kashmir so that the people of the state can be uplifted.”
PM Modi said that there will be political differences but everyone should work in the national interest so that the people of Jammu and Kashmir benefit.
He stressed that there is a need to ensure an environment of safety and security for all in Jammu and Kashmir.
After the meeting, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said that there were open discussions on issues like delimitation, elections, restoration of full statehood, rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits, and domicile in Jammu and Kashmir.
Ghulam Nabi Azad said that almost 80% of the parties talked on Article 370 but the matter is sub judice.
Ghulam Nabi Azad also said, “Our demands include early full statehood, elections to restore democracy, rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits, release of all political prisoners, and guarantee of land and employment.”
News Source: TheTribune