Addressing an Eid congregation over phone from his residence at Eidgah in downtown, he said there was no option for both India and Pakistan but to address the Kashmir issue in accordance with the aspirations of the people of Kashmir.

The Mirwaiz, who was put under house arrest last night as a precautionary step, wanted the 'leadership of both India and Pakistan to initiate a meaningful and result oriented process to resolve this once and for all and involve the people of the state in this process.

On the raging controversy over the beef ban in the state, he said there was no room for any anti-Muslim law in the Muslim majority state. "Any such court or administrative orders being implemented at the behest of communal forces of India would be met with fierce resistance," he added.

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