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India must talk with Pakistan, says Mehbooba

IANS  |  Srinagar 

on Monday called for India-talks, quickly adding that she will be dubbed "anti-national" by TV channels for making the appeal.

"Dialogue with is necessary if we are to end bloodshed (in the state)," tweeted.

"I know I will be labelled anti-national by news anchors tonight but that doesn't matter. The people of are suffering. We have to talk because war is not an option."

The Chief Minister's appeal comes amid a spurt in militant violence in the state as well as unending border clashes between Indian and Pakistani militaries.

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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 15:24 IST
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