The former union minister Yashwant Sinha led track-II delegation held deliberations with different groups at Dak Bunglow here in north Kashmir on Tuesday.
Sources said the civil society members stressed upon the visiting delegation about the importance of settlement of Kashmir issue.
While conveying the visiting delegation about the pain and misery which people of Kashmir are facing since 1947, the civil society members expressed their deep concern over the lack of meaningful dialogue over Kashmir dispute.
“If Government of India is sincere about the peaceful resolution of K-dispute, then need of the hour is to show statesmanship and put all the efforts in the direction of resolution of the issue” said A R Shalla, a civil society member during interaction with the Sinha led track-II delegation.
He told the visiting delegation that “meaningful dialogue should be held with all the stake holders, including Pakistan and Hurriyat Conference, so that an amicable solution is possible”.
The traders federation Baramulla also met the Sinha led delegation and urged him to take decisive measures vis-a-vis Kashmir resolution.
While talking to Kashmir Post, General Secretary traders federation Baramulla said that he told the visiting delegation that despite efforts being made to suppress the popular demand of the people of Kashmir, the voice has emerged much more forcefully which reflects that sentiment can never be sidelined. “The peace in Kashmir is subject to the dialogue process with all the stake holders. If the effort is in right direction, aimed to settle the issue once for all then all can become a part of this effort” said Tariq Ahmad Mughloo, General secretary, traders federation Baramulla.
While stressing upon the visiting delegation to adopt human approach towards the issue, Advocate Neelofar told the visiting delegation that the people of Jammu and Kashmir had gone through tremendous ordeal and the peaceful resolution of the Kashmir issue would act as a catalyst in the prosperity of both India and Pakistan. “Meaningful dialogue over Kashmir dispute will pave way for peace in this region. If the present process is just to kill time then the people of Jammu and Kashmir will lose faith in the dialogue process” advocate Neelofar added.