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By News Desk Expressing resentment over non-implementation of recommendations submitted by the panel of interlocutors on Kashmir to the Government of India, former interlocutor and academic, Professor Radha Kumar said that the revocation of controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) was one of the important recommendations of their report. She said that an All Party Meeting should be convened to arrive at a consensus on revocation of AFSPA. “Today Congress is also supporting the revocation of AFSPA. They had earlier opposed the move but since they are in favour now, it is a welcome step and an opportune moment,” said Radha

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Mirwaiz Umar Farooq | Photo: Shailendra Pandey/Tehelka A Kashmiri activist group, Aalaw which has more than 7000 members on its Facebook page, has written an open letter to pro-Kashmir moderate leader, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq asking him to clear his stand vis-a-vis which side he belongs. The letter was published as a note on their page and is being widely shared by netizens. “These questions might be uncomfortable,” the letter says addressing to the Mirwaiz, “and you are absolutely not obliged to respond. But it will go a long way in clarifying the doubts, the reservations and the misunderstandings.” The letter