JK News Today
New Delhi, January 19
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has asked Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in a meeting in New Delhi on Thursday that the time has come that the Valley should be looked beyond the security prism as the pure security- centric focus could result in serious problems yet again.
Mehbooba Mufti who had nearly half-an-hour long meeting with Home Minister recalled the situation in the last five months of 2016 and contrasted it with the current situation, where the cradle of dialogue was needed to consolidate the mental corridors for peace . The peace will not appear in a vacuum, some initiatives are must for achieving this objective , the Chief Minister underlined, according to the sources.
The mood in Kashmir would brighten once the dialogue gets started and all the stake holders, particularly separatists should be taken on board . That would help in consolidating peace and order in the Valley and other parts of the state, the sources close to Mehbooba Mufti told J K News Today
It was first meeting of Chief Minister with the Union Home Minister this year, though the two have been speaking to each other on regular bases by phone .
Home Minister who also is busy with the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, assured the Chief Minister that Centre would not be found wanting in its efforts to stabilize the political and economic situation in the state.