Mufti For Evolving Consensus On Self-rule Proposal
9 October 2009
: Maintaining that self rule proposal authored by his party was realistic and practical solution to address the Kashmir issue Peoples' Democratic Party today stressed on evolving consensus on the self-rule proposal. 'Our party stresses for urgent need to evolve consensus on self-rule proposal. The proposal was realistic and practical solution to address both external and internal dimensions of vexed Kashmir issue,' PDP patron and former Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed told reporters while launching the membership drive here today. Sayeed said that there was a need to evolve a consensus on this issue both at national and state level to aggressively pursue this agenda aimed at restoring lasting and sustainable peace in this region. He also strongly advocated re-negotiating water agreements with central agencies to get justice for Jammu and Kashmir.