Srinagar, Oct 28 : BJP Saturday said that the interlocutor announced by Government of India has the mandate to talk to all the groups and leaders who want to talk.
According to the KNS correspondent, talking to reporters here, BJP national General Secretary Ram Madhav said that the interlocutor, Dineshwar Sharma, will talk to all those groups who want to talk and appointing him is the “continuity of the dialogue” which was carried out by the Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
“Home Minister Rajnath Singh during his visits had said that dialogue will be held with all those who want to talk. And the announcement of Dineshwar Sharma is continuity of that process as the Home Minister cannot himself visit again and again,” Madhav said here according to KNS correspondent.
Madhav arrived today afternoon here to preside over the State level Working Committee Meeting which will be held on Sunday at SKICC where delegates from the state and party legislators will be participating.
Madhav said that the interlocutor appointed by the GoI will talk with all groups and leaders of Jammu and Kashmir as a representative of Government of India.
Asked whether Sharma will talk to Hurriyat, Madhav said “This question should be asked to Hurriyat whether they are ready or not to talk”.
Asked whether talks will be held with Pakistan as were held during Atal Behari Vajpayee’s tenure, the BJP leader divulged the question and replied: “This time, the announcement has been made that Dineshwar Sharma would talk with all groups in J & K.
According to KNS, Madhav said that BJP wants that that “whole population of Jammu and Kashmir becomes mainstream,” in reply to a question.
Earlier, BJP’s BJP State General Secretary (organisation) Ashok Koul said that the Working Committee will discuss strengthening the party base in the valley.
He said that ministers, legislators and all the office bearers of the party in the state will take part in the meeting.
Koul said that 300 delegates will attend the Working Committee Meeting. (KNS)