Soon after the demise of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Thursday in his condolence message said that Vajpayee was a rare Indian leader who had the humaneness to seek the resolution of the festering Kashmir dispute.
Taking to his twitter handle Mirwaiz wrote “Sad to hear about the demise of Vajpayeeji. He was a rare Indian leader who had the humaneness to seek the resolution of the festering Kashmir dispute in the wide ambit of humanity and not within the confines of a constitution and he made efforts to walk his talk when he initiated unconditional talks with the Hurriyat Conference.”
I another tweet he wrote: “He also wanted cordial and peaceful relations with Pakistan and was ready to address all issues including the core issue of Kashmir through dialogue.”
Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former prime minister, and BJP stalwart passed away on Thursday at All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Delhi.