PC,ANC,CPI(M),PANTHERS, APNI PARTY, BJP also invited
By Irfan Lone
Srinagar, June 19: The centre government has invited almost all political parties from Jammu and Kashmir for an important meeting scheduled on June 24 in Delhi.
The meeting will be chaired by Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi and co-chaired by Home Minister of India, Amit Shah.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), National Conference (NC) will deliberate on center’s invitation tomorrow.
PDP spokesperson, Tahir Sayeed while confirming the news to kupwaratimes.com said that the party’s political affairs Committee will meet tomorrow and will a take a decision after that.
“We have received a formal invitation and after political affairs Committee meeting tomorrow, further course of action will be decided”, he said.
Meanwhile sources confirmed to kupwaratimes.com that Peoples Conference Chairman Sajad Gani Lone has also received formal invitation from centre to participate in the meeting.
“This is an important development and without dialogue there is no other scope to be worked upon for the development and peace process in Kashmir”, a PC leader wishing not to be named said.
The other politicians invited for the meeting are JK Pradesh Congress Committee President, Gh, Ahmad Mir, Senior Congress leader, Gh.Nabi Azad, Apni Party president Altaf Bhukhari, Panthers Party, CPI(M) ‘s Mohd Yousuf Tarigami, Awami National Conference head Muzaffar Shah and Bhartiya Janta Party(BJP) Jammu Kashmir head Ravinder Raina, former deputy chief minister’s from BJP, Kavinder Gupta and Dr. Nirmal Singh are also invited.
It is pertinent to mention here that this is the first such invitation and formal talk with the mainstream politicians from Jammu and Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370.