Delhi residents ask for Kashmir settlement through talks

General Official News

New Delhi, March 05, 2019 (PPI-OT): A group of residents of Delhi has urged the governments of India and Pakistan to look for a peaceful solution to the Kashmir dispute. Under the banner of #citizensagainstwar, the residents gathered at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi and formed a human chain in protest of the airstrikes by India on Pakistan.

Holding placards of #citizensagainstwar, the protesters including prominent activist Shabnam Hashmi called upon the governments of India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir dispute through dialogue.

“The only way forward in the conflict between India and Pakistan is to find a peaceful solution of the Kashmir issue,” according to the statement issued by ‘#citizensagainstwar’, the group said. “War allows conflicts to fester the differences to grow. War causes economic hardship not for the rich but for working people, the poor, the downtrodden,” the statement added.

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