Bhabra (Madhya Pradesh): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today reached out to the people of Kashmir, where normal life has been disrupted due to voiolence and curfew for the last 32 days, and echoed the state chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s stand by asserting his government’s willingness to hold dialogue under the framework of ‘insaniyat (humanity), jamhuriyat (democracy) and Kashmiriyat’.
The Prime Minister broke his silence on the Kashmir unrest that has left more than 50 dead and said innocent youngsters, who should be holding laptops, book and cricket bats, have been given stones. He asked them to choose the path of peace and harmony.
Modi said that Mehbooba Mufti’s government and the BJP led Central Government are working together to work for the progress of Kashmir but some people, who are unable to digest it, are pushing the peaople on the path of violence and destruction.
When Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the Prime Minister, he had followed the path of insaniyat, jamhuriyat and Kashmiriyat and we walk the same road, Modi said adding he wants to tell the brothers and sisters of Kashmir from this great birthplace of Chandra Shekhar Azad that people of Kashmir have the same freedom and opportunity that every Indian enjoys in different parts of the country.