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All-party delegation meeting made no difference to prevalent Kashmir situation, says JKNPP

Updated: Sep 11, 2016 08:02 IST

Jammu [India], Sept. 11 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) on Sunday said the recent deaths in Kashmir indicates that the all-party delegation meeting has not made any difference in the valley, adding that a clear message needs to be sent to the people provoking violence that such kind of activities shall not be tolerated.

"Again two people lost their life today in Kashmir. It is very unfortunate. This shows that all party delegation has not made any difference and this also shows that appeasement policy will not work. The government will have to act tough against the saboteurs, against the separatist, against the anti-national and a message is got to go loud and clear to one and all in Kashmir that such kind of activities shall not be tolerated. The law of the land will prevail. Until and unless this is stop, I don't think the situation of Kashmir is going to improve," JKNPP leader Harsh Dev Singh told ANI.

Meanwhile, BJP leader Ravinder Raina said the Union and the state government is trying to restore the situation in valley, especially when the festival of Eid is round the corner.

Earlier today, two persons were killed in fresh clashes with security forces as the government moved in soldiers to help restore normalcy, the valley that remained shut for the 64th day.

With this, the death toll rose to 78 in the ongoing turmoil that has rocked the Kashmir Valley since the July 8 after the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani.

A 30-member all-party delegation is all set to visit the valley for two days, during which they will interact with various political parties and stakeholders.

Parliamentarians will also interact with Governor N.N. Vohra and the Chief Minister.

The Centre announced a special package of Rs. 200 crore to engage the youth of Jammu and Kashmiri constructive sporting activities. (ANI)

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