May 2000 News

Hurriyat ready for division of J&K: Geelani

9 May 2000
The Statesman

Srinagar: In a shift in its stand on the kashmir issue, the Hurriyat Conference said it was ready for any workable solution even if it meant division of Jammu and Kashmir. ''Hurriyat Conference will have no objection if all the three parties to the issues - India, Pakistan an drepresentatives fo kashmir - reach a consensus and evolve any durable solution which will restore peac in the troubled state. We are ready to accept it even if it means division of the state,'' the Hurriyat ] chairman, Mr. Sayed Ali Shah Geelani, said here yesterday. The H C had all along maintained that there should be no division of J&K.

 

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