Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh this afternoon said former director of the Intelligence Bureau (IB) Dineshwar Sharma would be the central government's representative to initiate dialogue with all stakeholders in Jammu and Kashmir.
"Welcome the initiative of Union Government, appointing an interlocutor for leading a sustained dialogue with stakeholders in Jammu & Kashmir (sic)," Ms Mehbooba said in a series of tweets.
"This dialogue initiative is in line with P.M @narendramodi's 15th August speech na goli se, na gaali se, Kashmir ki samasya suljhegi gale lagaane se (sic)," she said referring to the Prime Minister's remarks on Kashmir in his Independence Day speech.
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