Who can solve Kashmir issue? CM Mehbooba Mufti says 'only PM Modi'

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J&K chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday said that only PM Narendra Modi can resolve the Kashmir issue and extricate Kashmiris from the ongoing crisis. A 12-year-old boy, Ashfaq Ali Chauhan, from Pakistan-Occupied-Kashmir was detained after he crossed over into Indian territory along the Line of Control in J&K's Rajouri district.

Mehbooba also said how Modi's predecessor Manmohan Singh, who was PM for 10 years, also may have had a desire to see his birth home in Pakistan. "Whatever he decides, the nation will support him", she said. She said PM Modi's Lahore visit was sign of courage and not weakness.

In the backdrop of deteriorating security situation in Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Friday.

"They tried their best to bring out Kashmir out of this unfortunate situation".

Mufti said, "Humein daldal se koi agar bahar nikal sakta hai toh, woh PM Modi hain".

He also informed the prime minister about various developmental works being done in Jammu and Kashmir, they said. She pointed out that militancy in Kashmir had declined during that period and there was peace on the border.

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"These were not small developments". If our Prime Minister Narendra Modi went to Paksitan, it is sign of his strength, of his moral strength. It started to come out when the youths were out on the streets in 2008 and then 2009 and 2010.

The CM said while her government is trying to improve the situation in Kashmir, there are some forces which do not want it.

The function was disrupted twice following a minor clash between former Congress minister Gulchain Singh Charak and BJP workers.

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti inaugurated the 1.5 Kilometre long Bikram Chowk to Women's College flyover in the winter capital here today.

The CM while complimenting the people of Jammu for having maintained communal harmony and brotherhood "despite provocations" said that nobody would be allowed to disturb peace, and mischief mongers would be dealt with sternly.

To a question, the BJP leader said that the National Democratic Alliance government is more success full than the United Progressive Alliance government in tackling the activities of Maoists.