With unrest in Kashmir worsening, Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti now is set to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 27, so as to put the plan she discussed with Home minister Rajnath Singh in action.
Security jawans during restriction. PTI
The pressure of the situation too is amply visible on Mehbooba looking at her outburst against the stone-pelters on August 25.
File Photo of Mahbooba meeting PM Modi. PTI
Almost all opposition parties have asked the government to initiate dialogue with the separatists and Pakistan. Unfortunately, the Hurriyat has sent out given a clear-cut message that there would be no talks unless the government accepts their five-point charter.
File photo of Huriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani PTI
These three points demand Modi government to acknowledge the disputed nature of Jammu and Kashmir, withdraw armed forces from the valley and repeal AFSPA.
For now, Mehbooba would be looking for an immediate gesture of relief, thus she is expected to press for the removal of central armed forces from government schools and greater relaxation in curfew in relatively peaceful areas.
Indian paramilitary soldiers in SrinagarAP
Armed forces have occupied government run schools for past few weeks looking at the current situation in the valley.