Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti in a statement on Sunday said that though Pakistan claims that its a ‘victim of terrorism’, it is encouraging Kashmiri youth to take up guns.
“Unfortunately, the country (Pak) that claims they’re a victim of terrorism themselves, encourages Kashmiri youth to take up guns,” she said in a statement today.
Attacking Pakistan of having dual-standards, the J&K CM said that, “Country (Pak) that punishes children who take up gun in their country but glorifies youth taking up gun in Kashmir.”
Asserting that Pakistan needs to change its policy, Mufti said, “Pak needs to change this policy of theirs.Its important to start dialogue, confident building measures between the two nations.”
Talking about the provision of revoking AFSPA, Mufti said that the process could be started on an experimental basis.
“After revoking AFSPA in few areas, we can assess situation there. If successful we can revoke it in entirety,” she said in a series of statements today.
The J&K CM also thanked the doctors and other people who worked round-the clock to bring normalcy in Kashmir in wake of the clashes that battered the state recently.
— ANI (@ANI_news) July 24, 2016