National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah today said "enemy of the nation" was not across the border but within ourselves who is "trying to divide us", adding that a "united fight" was the only way forward in bringing long-lasting peace in the Valley.
"There is a necessity that madrassas teach Science and English as well. These young children need to be educated in a modern way so that they not only serve their community, but serve outside their communities as well.
"Therefore, it is essential that madrassa education must be modernised," he said.
"War has never been a solution. I have always said talks are the only way forward," he said.
"We have to sit to solve this issue...we are suffering and continue to suffer. We are all Indians, irrespective of our religion, creed, caste, religion. Any further division of this nation will cause destruction. Our enemy is not across the border, our enemy is within ourselves who is trying to divide us on various issues," he said.
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