Kashmir can change overnight: former RAW chief
04 May, 2012
SRINAGAR: Former chief of Indian intelligence agency, RAW, A S Dulat stating that dialogue between India and Pakistan and New Delhi and Srinagar was must for finding a durable solution to the vexed Kashmir issue, said that relatively seeming calm "Kashmir can change overnight.
The former Indian spy chief, A S Dulat, who also served as Atal Bihari Vajpayee's adviser on Kashmir, in a media interview in Srinagar, said, "There has to be a permanent dialogue between India and Pakistan and Delhi and Srinagar for finding a durable solution to the Kashmir issue," Dulat added.
In response to a question, Dulat, said that he did not buy the claim that foreign tourists were handed over to army, as claimed by a recently published book authored by two British journalists.
On controversial AFSPA, the former RAW chief said he supported the puppet Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah's view that the act should be gradually removed. "As far as demilitarization is concerned, it should be a gradual process.