Mufti said that he will continue perusing the agenda of reconciliation with the neighbouring country with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

When asked about why he termed the Modi's Srinagar rally as historic even though he did talk about reconciliation with Pakistan, Mufti said,"Modi is not under any pressure to talk about Pakistan."

Mufti said that Modi has been totally focused on the development of the state.

"It (reconciliation with Pakistan) is there. I have high hope on that. Why should we make Prime Minister say everything like that (talk
about reconciliation with Pakistan). Why should he say that. He is not under pressure to say that," Mufti said.

The PDP chief was replying to a volley of questions on the Prime Minister's rally in Srinagar.

"I met the Prime Minister in private and impressed upon him that it will be good to talk to Pakistan the way Atal Bihari Vajpayee did. But he is PM of the country. But there is no option except reconciliation," he said.

Asked whether Modi is proving to be difficult for you as compared to Vajpayee as far as holding talks with Pakistan is concerned, Mufti said, "during my previous meetings with him, Modi has been totally focused on Jammu and Kashmir on development front. Good governance and development one major issue."

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