India not sincere in solving Kashmir issue, says noted human rights activist

Srinagar: Noted human rights activist Goutam Navlakha on Sunday said that India is not sincere in holding dialogue with Kashmir’s separatist leaders or solving the issue.

Talking to a local news agency, he said, “India is not sincere as far as Kashmir issue is concerned. New Delhi is playing card and buying time from last 63 years.” He said that the separatist leaders of Kashmir know the real face of Indian leadership and have bitter experience of the dialogue process. Navlakha said that this fact is known to the civil society of India as well.

He said that as far as India will not accept Kashmir as a dispute, the dialogue is not needed. “People of Kashmir should be given right to self-determination. Let India accept this right first and then talk about dialogue,” he said.

(Inputs: CNS)