New Delhi: Expressing anguish over the developments in Kashmir Valley, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi underlined the need to reach out to the people of the state, particularly the youth, and said dialogue and mutual understanding were the key to ending the cycle of violence.
“The anger and pain that is manifesting itself, especially among the young, needs to be addressed. They are our very own and their suffering is ours. Dialogue and mutual understanding were the key to ending the cycle of violence and tragic killings,” she said addressing a meeting of the Congress Parliamentary Party.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, his Cabinet colleagues and party MPs from both Houses were present in the meeting which lasted for more than half-an-hour.
“I am anguished at what has been happening there. It is a call to our collective conscience”.