Srinagar, October 24: Speculations are being made that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi might invite separatists to hold talks during his visit to the state in November. This will be PM’s first visit to the valley after the PDP-BJP coalition government took over in March this year.
The first indication for the likely talks with separatists was given by Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed during a party meeting on Wednesday.
“The PM’s visit has raised our hopes. He should resume the efforts initiated by Vajpayee. This is in the interest of the subcontinent and also J&K. We hope that the PM will also invite separatists for talks as there is no alternative to dialogue”, said a senior PDP leader.
Chief spokesman of the PDP Mehboob Beig said the party also expected the Agenda of the Alliance to get a push during the PM’s visit.
Although no official announcements have been made yet but the Prime Minister is expected to visit the state on November 07.
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