Addressing a press conference, Singh said that if someone goes to talk and they (separatists) do not talk then it becomes clear that they do not believe in Insaniyat, Kashmiriyat and Jamuriyat. Singh also told the press that an expert committee that was set up had suggested the use of the chilli filled PAVA shells instead of the pellet guns.
Singh led an all party delegation to the state to find a solution to the ongoing problem. The state has been on the boil since July 9 after the killing of Burhan Wani, the Hizbul Mujahideen commander.
Everyone is concerned about the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, Singh said. We are all concerned and are of the view that the situation must improve in the state. We are confident that the situation in the state will improve, he also added. The home minister further said that there is no doubt that Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of India. It will always be a part of India, he also said.
Singh further said that some members of the delegation met with the leaders of the Hurriyat Conference. If they do not talk then they do not believe in Insaniyat, Kashmiriyat and Jamuriyat, he also said. He also said that the centre is fully cooperating with the state government to restore normalcy in the Valley. Every door and window is open for talks, Singh also said.