PM Modi: Most of the 14 leaders from Jammu and Kashmir invited by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for talks arrived in Delhi late Wednesday.
Of those that have already reached Delhi are 4 ex-chief ministers of Jammu and Kashmir– Farooq Abdullah, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti and CPM chief Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami.
Earlier, from the Centre PM Modi invited Jammu and Kashmir National Conference president Dr Farooq Abdullah, PDP president Mehbooba Mufti, former J&Okay chief minister Ghulam Ahmad Mir, People’s Conference president Sajad Lone, J&Okay BJP president Ravinder Raina, president of Nationalist Panthers Party Prof Bhim Singh, Apni Party president Altaf Bukhari, and normal secretary CPIM Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami for a gathering with the prime minister at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg in New Delhi at 3 pm on Thursday with no particular agenda.
Thursday’s meet is the largest political outreach from the Centre to the mainstream leaders who had been incarcerated and stored in preventive custody for over a 12 months after the abrogation of Article 370 and downgrading of Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories.
Dr Farooq Abdullah, Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti, Sajad Lone, Mohammad Yousuf Taragami had been stored in preventive detention on the day Article 370 was abrogated on August 5, 2019 and had been launched one 12 months later.
With no agenda introduced for the Thursday assembly, the J&Okay leaders mentioned they are going to go along with an open thoughts.
“We haven’t been given an agenda. We might be attending the assembly to know what the Centre is providing,” mentioned CPM chief Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami, who can also be a spokesman for the six-party People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD).
The Communist chief mentioned the PAGD will “be out there to protect the interests of the people of Jammu and Kashmir.”
While the PAGD– a grouping of the National Conference, PDP, CPM, CPI, Awami National Conference and People’s Movement — has determined to attend the assembly, the constituents might be sending their particular person representatives as nicely, indicating the bloc is likely to be having a distinction of opinion over the important thing difficulty of restoration of particular standing to Jammu and Kashmir.
The PAGD was fashioned with the goal of striving to revive Jammu and Kashmir to its place because it existed earlier than Article 370 was revoked on August 5, 2019.
The National Conference, in the meantime, continued intra-party interactions and a delegation of Jammu-based leaders headed by Devendra Rana met get together president Farooq Abdullah on the latter’s residence right here on Wednesday.
“Our solely stand is a single J-Okay, to keep up its unity and integrity and respecting the needs and aspirations of the folks of J-Okay,” Rana mentioned.
He mentioned dialogue and inclusiveness is a vital and very important essence of democracy.
“Any dialogue that can take us out of this morass and can lead to the welfare of the state of J-K and its people, we are all for it,” he mentioned.
He mentioned the get together leaders from Jammu have reposed religion in Abdullah as he’s not solely the president of the NC, however the tallest chief of J-Okay.