Prof Butt stresses Kashmir settlement through talks

Srinagar, August 07 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, senior Hurriyat leader, Professor Abdul Ghani Butt, has said that Kashmir is a dispute and to settle it Pakistan and India should initiate a sustained and result-oriented dialogue process.

Professor Abdul Ghani Butt, said this while talking to a delegation of Indian human rights group led by Professor Radha Kumar that called on him in Srinagar. He said the dialogue should be meaningful to settle the dispute once and once for all and the settlement should be acceptable to the people of Kashmir.

He said that India should give up its imperialist approach on Kashmir, accept the harsh reality in the changing geo-political situation and new world order, and resolve the Kashmir dispute according to the United Nations resolutions and aspirations of the Kashmiri people.

Prof Abdul Ghani Butt said, the biggest human rights violation is not to allow people to choose their future and Kashmiri people are among those peope who have been denied this right. He deplored that India is perpetrating grave human rights violations in the territory and the international community should take notice of it.