Kashmir needs to be addressed as core issue: Gilani
In Occupied Kashmir, the veteran Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani has said that any talks between Pakistan and India will remain meaningless unless Kashmir is addressed as a core issue between the two neighborly countries.
In a statement in Srinagar, he said that Kashmir was a real dispute between Pakistan and India and all other issues were its offshoots.
Syed Ali Gilani pointed out that India was the main hurdle in settlement of the lingering Kashmir dispute.
He expressed the hope that Pakistan would remain steadfast on its stance on Kashmir.
On the other hand, the Awami Action Committee at a meeting chaired by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in Srinagar, expressed concern over the increase in communal activities of Hindu extremist forces in the territory.
Meanwhile, in Kolkata, addressing an event former Inspector General of Maharashtra Police, S M Mushrif said that extremist Hindu organization, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh was India's number one terrorist organization.
He reiterated his claim that the Indian Intelligence Bureau masterminded the killing of Hemant Karkare who was probing the involvement of Hindu radicals in terror acts during the Mumbai attacks in 2008.
According to research report, Indian troops in their continued acts of state terrorism martyred ten Kashmiris and arrested 990 people including Hurriyet leaders and activists during the last month.