Srinagar, Nov, 24, (KIF) : Senior political leader and former Deputy Chief Minister, Muzaffar Hussain Beig on Thursday said that situation in J&K stabilized a lot in past three years and hoped it will be improved further in times to come.
“Though many are contesting the claims of normalcy but the fact is the situation in J&K has stabilized a lot in past three years”, former DyCM Muzaffar Hussain Beig told reporters here in Srinagar.
He said the situation in J&K has widely improved and we are hopeful it will get improved further in coming times.
To a query about assembly polls in J&K, the senior political leader answered “There is still much time in conduct of assembly polls in J&K. The whole process of election needs comprehensive planning by authorities”, he said and added, “The J&K Assembly needs to be given full fledged rights like District Development Council and Panchayats have. This needs laws and can be possible only after coherent discussions and planning by authorities”.
He added that today J&K is not witnessing uncertainty of that level which was reported in past. “The situation in J&K has considerably much changed though few elements are spreading hearsays”, the former Dy CM said.
About neighboring country he said, “The Pakistan is currently going through in a traumatic phase. The situation in the country is getting bad to worst. The people’s elected President was recently ousted and later attacked in a public rally. This speaks grim situation there and being a human we should pray for peace and prosperity there. We also should express solidarity with the people of Pakistan at this point of time”, he continued.
About Indo-Pak relations, the former Deputy CM said if both the countries will come closer to each other it will be good for the people living in both countries. “We hope good atmosphere will prevail soon and unaddressed matters between the two nations of the sub-continent will get resolved mutually and in a cordial manner”, he added..