In a first major path-breaking initiative the central government plans to reach out to major mainstream regional and national level political parties for participation in a round table conference likely to be held from 24-June in New Delhi.
Top sources while disclosing this to Kashmir News Service (KNS) said that formal invitation letters will be sent to all the top leaders of J-K mainstream parties both regional level and national level for participation in the round table conference.
The move comes shortly after recent rumours over further bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir which were attributed to handiwork of some ” anti-national elements” by none else than the J-K Lt Governor Manoj Sinha.
Rumours of further bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir were witnessed immediately after the replacement of B V R Subrahmanyam as Chief Secretary by Ashok Kumar Mehta an IAS officer of the erstwhile J-K cadre who has occupied several top key positions during his 30 years long chequered bureaucratic career in erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir state.
Amid rumours over further bifurcation of Jammu & Kashmir state Farooq Abdullah led Peoples’ Alliance For Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) had after several months of silence held a meeting in Srinagar after which the PAGD leaders reiterated their demand for restoration of statehood and special status revoked by the Central Government on 5 August 2019.
The major political move of holding a round table conference comes amid fears of further division of Jammu and Kashmir and speculation about the participation of three National Conference Parliament Members in the next meeting of the Delimitation Commission.(KNS)