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The failure of the Ramzan Ceasefire and the demise of the coalition experiment in Jammu & Kashmir prove that violence and hatred have emerged as the ultimate winners in the Kashmir Valley. Some reporters have suggested that Ms Mehbooba Mufti was removed from the state’s chief ministership because she was a staunch supporter of the Ramzan truce and advocated a “soft” approach in the Valley.Full article...

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Kashmir Remembers Vajpayee As PM Who Tried To End Valley's Woes

Date: 17 August 2018
With his mantra of 'Insaniyat, 'Jamhooriyat' and 'Kashmiriyat', former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee endeared himself to the people of Kashmir, who finally saw a leader willing to look beyond political calculations in his attempt to solve the vexed problems of the strife-torn valley. Kashmiris vividly remember Vajpayee as the man, who despite his Jan Sangh past, extended a hand of friendship to Pakistan and offered dialogue to the separatists in a historic speech here in April 2003. 'We are again extending the hand of friendship, but hands should be extended by both sides,' Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee had said then. This was the first such initiative by an Indian Prime Minister.
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Peace Foundation, Jammu And Kashmir Students Association And Hope Youth Foundation express Grief at Death of Vajpayee
While paying rich tributes to Shri Atal Bihari, Fayaz Ahmad Bhat said Shri Atal ji was the dynamic leader of the people of India and an ideal for many people. He was the well-wisher of needy and poor people. Jammu and Kashmir Students Association Chairman Abrar Ahmad Bhat and Deputy Chairman Raqif Makhdoomi who's also the Founder of Hope Youth Foundation condoles the sad demise of Shir Atal Bihari Vajipaiee ji on the behalf of both the organizations. Chairman Abrar Ahmad Bhat while terming his death as most unfortunate said death like person like him is a big loss to society
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