Indian Government Asked To Start Talks With Hurriyet

Indian government asked to start talks with Hurriyet

ISLAMABAD, Nov 9 (Pakistan Point News - APP - 09th Nov, 2016 ) : Indian government should hold talks with all stakeholders in Jammu and Kashmir including Hurriyet leaders at the earliest besides taking other measures including ban on the use of pellet guns and rehabilitation package for those injured during the uprising, a report by an Indian group after visiting Jammu and Kashmir. According to KMS,The delegation that was led by BJP leader Yashwant Sinha and which comprised intellectuals, released the report to the media and spoke about the nature of meetings it held with Hurriyet leaders.

The report was released by Programme Director of Centre for Dialogue and Reconciliation Sushobha Barve, who was part of the delegation. It said that Syed Ali Gilani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq talked of an unconditional dialogue and it was not within the competence of the group to suggest "when or if such a dialogue process should be started". "We recommend that such a dialogue is initiated at the earliest," it said. The group also recommended starting of the process of reopening schools, release forthwith all first time offender school children and minors arrested under Public Safety Act.

It was also recommended that that repeat offenders among minors be shifted out of adult jails and put up in temporarily designated juvenile detention centres and given psychological counselling. The group also recommended compensation for relatives of the civilians killed and for those wounded in police or paramilitary forces' actions.