Hurriyat (M) Rejects Extremist Approach: Mirwaiz

13 April 2015
Rising Kashmir

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Monday rejected any approach based on extremism and exclusive thinking in politics and accused Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed of promoting Sangh Parivar's saffron agenda in the Valley. The joint meeting of Hurriyat (M) executive council, general council and working committee members was held under the chairmanship of Mirwaiz at Mirwaiz Manzil, Nageen today. A Hurriyat (M) spokesman said in the meeting it was observed that on the one hand CM Mufti is trying to lure the people with slogans of development and on the other hand it remains a fact that he is heading a government in collation with BJP. 'He is busy in promoting the agenda of BJP and Sangh Parivar to change the political, geographical and cultural character of Kashmir.' Asserting that Hurriyat stand on the resolution of Kashmir was clear, the participants stated that by ignoring the fact 'no Solution without self representation', any resolution of Kashmir issue could not be found. 'Any effort to embark on this path would be contrary to the ground realities as well as political aspirations of the people of Jammu and Kashmir. Rejecting any approach based on extremism and exclusive thinking in politics, the participants asserted that Hurriyat believed in addressing the issues with a moderate approach and would in pursuance to its constitutional stand. 'We would continue to struggle for a just and permanent resolution of Kashmir issue in accordance with norms of established international law or through a meaningful dialogue among India, Pakistan and the basic party to the dispute, the people of Jammu and Kashmir,' they said. The participants also took stock of measures to strengthen the Hurriyat on grass root level.