Walk the Talk
News Kashmir Exclusive
Recently the assertions of Governor Satya Pal Malik in A function organized by Doordarshan at SKICC have generated lot of debate and discussion.
The function attended by top Union Ministers, Doordarshan officials saw Governor SatyaPal Malik making lot of bold visionary statements.
He termed as welcome the statement of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq expressing readiness for talks, underling that “temperatures have improved a lot and are far below” since he took over the reins of the state.
“I feel happy that temperature when I came here is far below it. Today the Hurriyat, which once did not open door to Ram Vilas Paswan (presently a Cabinet Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution) who was standing at their door, are now talking about talks. There is lot of change everywhere. New recruitment in militant ranks is almost zero and there is no stone pelting after Friday prayers,” he said while addressing a function organized by Doordarshan Kendra Kashmir.
The Governor said that problem of Kashmir is younger generation issues and “there is need to solve their displeasure.”
Governor also expressed his happiness that Mirwaiz Umar Farooq spoke against drug menace and urged all to come up forward and play their role to completely limit the menace.
Expert pulse is in appreciation of these developments.
Inaam Un Nabi, Political Analyst and TV Debater, while talking to the News Kashmir Magazine Stated : ” Dialogue is the basic method to solve the burning issues throughout the world and in case of Kashmir the most needed thing is talks and dialogue so as to stem the tide of painful bloodshed as we are loosing youth on daily basis. The assertions by the Governor SatyaPal Malik and positive response from the Pro freedom leadership is a step in right direction and we need to build on this to solve the burning issues. Even India and Pakistan should walk the talk and ensure the issues between them are solved and not put on the back burner. Dialogue is the only way ahead. ”
Masses of Kashmir who are witness to heavy bloodshed are delighted over the possibility of a dialogue so that the mad cycle of violence can be put to end.
They are urging all the stakeholders to leave hardline approach and come forward for talks.