Srinagar: The all-party meeting by Gupkar Declaration signatories concluded at Dr Farooq Abdullah’s residence. All the signatories except Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President Ghulam Ahmad Mir participated in the meeting.
Soon after the meeting concluded, Farooq, who is a three-time chief minister and incumbent parliamentarian, said that the resolution passed on August 4 last year by the mainstream political parties in the Valley has been named as People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration.
Talking to media persons, Farooq, who was accompanied by Mehbooba Mufti, Sajad Gani Lone, Muhammad Yousuf Tarigami and others, said that today a meeting was held on Gupkar Declaration and “we decided to name the resolution as Peoples Alliance for Gupkar Declaration. Our motive is to fight for the restoration of August 4, 2019 position.”
Abdullah also stated that the signatories will also fight for the rights that were snatched last year from Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh. “We also want that the steps be taken for the resolution of Kashmir issue and all the stakeholders should be taken on board in this regard,” he added.
Farooq further informed media persons that the next meeting of the signatories will be held in coming days and the decision taken for the future course of action will be made public on the particular day.
He added that participants also congratulated Mehbooba Mufti for her release from 14-month-long detention. KNO