When PM invited political leaders leaders from Kashmir at his residence, I had demanded that we’d like to have statehood followed by elections. Other parties also demanded. HM assured us that statehood will be granted & delimitation commission will give report: GN Azad

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I had requested both PM & HM that we’re thankful to them that statehood is being granted & state shouldn’t have been divided into 2. But having been divided, now you’ve agreed to give statehood but don’t do the mistake of doing delimitation first & then giving statehood: Azad

So, I think Home Minister has repeated the same. They would like to have delimitation first – I think they would like to have election first & then statehood. Our demand still today is that first statehood should be granted & that should be followed by elections: Ghulam Nabi Azad

We were told that scenario in J&K will change after abrogation of Art 370. Growth, hospitals, unemployment will be taken care of. But that has not happened at all. As a matter of fact, we were far better when it was being ruled by various CMs: Ghulam Nabi Azad, Congress