Jammu, Jan 28 (PTI) The National Conference Monday said New Delhi should take steps to end the three-decade-old militancy in Jammu and Kashmir by taking effective steps of engaging all stakeholders. Also Read - Vinayak Chaturthi 2021: Know The date, Time For Ganesh Chaturthi Puja

“We hope that New Delhi will take steps to end the three-decade-old unrest and militancy in J&K by taking effective steps of engaging all stakeholders, including our neighbour, in a sincere and meaningful dialogue,” Additional General Secretary, NC, Sheikh Mustafa Kamaal said. Also Read - Forget Telegram, Signal: ISIS Terrorists in India, Abroad Using Much More Secure Messenger 'Threema'

He also demanded restoring J&K’s Constitution to its “pristine glory”. Also Read - India Set to Rollout World’s Biggest Vaccination Drive Today, 3 Lakh Health Workers to Get Shots on Day 1

“Altering constitutional position through dubious means over the years is the basic cause of the present unrest in the state,” he said.

Kamaal alleged that forces inimical to India’s diversity of religion, region, language, colour, caste and creed were being encouraged.

“India’s strength is its pluralistic ethos and its diversity of culture and religion,” he said.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.