SRINAGAR, JULY 21: The All Party Meeting convened by the Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti here today to discuss the prevailing law and order situation, adopted the following resolution:
1. This meeting expresses deep grief and concern over the loss of life and injuries caused during the law and order situation prevailing in Kashmir since 8 July 2016.
2. The meeting takes note of the empathy and sense of solidarity with the people of Jammu and Kashmir reflected during the debate on the prevailing situation in the State in both houses of the Parliament. The meeting calls for converting this political consensus into a national initiative for addressing the problems confronting Jammu and Kashmir and its people.
3. This meeting calls for inclusive engagement of all the stakeholders in Jammu and Kashmir for carrying forward the peace and reconciliation process in the State.
The meeting observed two minutes silence to pay homage to those who lost their lives in the law and order situation prevailing in the State since 8 July 2016.
Leaders of various political parties including Pradesh Congress Committee president, G A Mir, CPI(M) State Secretary, M Y Tarigami, Panthers Party president, Harshdev Singh, Peoples Democratic Front leader, Hakim Mohammad Yasin, Democratic Nationalist Party leader, Ghulam Hassan Mir, Lok Jan Shakti Party leader, Sanjay Saraf, Awami Ittehad Party leader, Er Rashid, CPI leader, A R Tukroo, BJP State President Sat Sharma and others also spoke in the meeting.
Cutting across the divide, the political leaders assured their full cooperation in restoring calm and peace. They said no effort should be made by anybody to escalate the situation.
Dy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh, Minister for Forests, Choudhary Lal Singh, Minister for Education, Mr Naeem Akhtar, Minister for CA&PD, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali, Minister for Social Welfare, Sajad Gani Lone, Minister for Youth Services and Sports, Imran Raza Ansari, Minister for Industries, Chandar Parkash Ganga, Minister for Animal and Sheep Husbandry, Abdul Ghani Kohli, Advisor to Chief Minister, Prof Amitabh Mattoo, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Mr Navin Kumar Choudhary and Commissioner Secretary Law, Mohammad Ashraf Mir were also present at the meeting.
2015 Kashmir Despatch