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J-K BJP's delegation to meet Centre over situation in Valley

Updated: Aug 06, 2016 17:07 IST

Jammu, Aug. 6 (ANI): The core group of the Jammu unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to send delegations to meet the Jammu and Kashmir and the Central governments so that the peace process that was started after the formation of the government can be expedited.

Talking to reporters after the core group meeting here, BJP J and K president Sat Sharma said, "At the meeting of core group, we discussed the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir, especially the situation in the Valley. The party, both state unit and the central unit of the BJP, is worried about it.

"We will speak to the state government, which is already working for the restoration of peace, and also send a delegation to meet the Central Government so that the peace process that was started after the formation of the government could be expedited."

When asked what will be their suggestion to the Central Government for the restoration of peace in the valley, Sharma said, "There are some people, who want to disturb harmony in the Jammu reason as well. Considering the importance of the situation, we will go there and try to get a central representative here."

Asked would he suggest holding talks with Hurriyat, he said, "Anybody who considers himself Indian and believes that Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of India, talks should be held with them."

When asked repeatedly that what measures he would propose to the Centre for the restoration of peace, he said, "As I have said some people are there who are trying to sabotage the peace process. Taking them into account we will hold talks with the Centre."

On a question relating to NIIT students, he said, "We are trying to restore their confidence. We will discuss everything with the Centre." (ANI)