Take bold steps to resolve Kashmir issue, Hurriyat Conference urges India, Pak PMs

Hardline Hurriyat Conference, led by Syed Ali Shah Geelani, on Tuesday appealed to Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan to take bold steps to resolve the Kashmir issue for peace, prosperity and development in the sub-continent.

PTI| Last Updated: Apr 26, 2016, 22:29 PM IST
Take bold steps to resolve Kashmir issue, Hurriyat Conference urges India, Pak PMs

Srinagar: Hardline Hurriyat Conference, led by Syed Ali Shah Geelani, on Tuesday appealed to Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan to take bold steps to resolve the Kashmir issue for peace, prosperity and development in the sub-continent.

"We appeal to the Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan to shun the traditional and ceremonial ways and take bold steps to resolve long standing Kashmir dispute," Hurriyat said in a statement here.

It said Hurriyat is neither against the dialogue nor against the cordial relations between India and Pakistan but "our stand is that Kashmir is the core issue between the two countries and no headway is possible without its resolution in accordance with the wishes and aspirations of the people of the state".

"The peace, prosperity and development in the sub-continent is linked to the resolution of Kashmir which in the primary cause for political uncertainty in the region," the Hurriyat said.