USI conducted a Round Table Discussion on Transformation Towards Sustainable Security, Peace and Development in Jammu & Kashmir at USI on 25 April 2018.
The Director, USI, Lt Gen PK Singh, PVSM, AVSM (Retd), commenced the session with his opening remarks.
Introductory Remarks were made by the Moderator Maj Gen BK Sharma, AVSM, SM** (Retd), Dy Director (Research).
The Speakers were:
Lt Gen DS Hooda, Former Army Cdr NC.
Advocate Ashok Bhan, Supreme Court Senior Advocate.
Shri TCA Raghavan, IFS (Retd)
Shri P Stobdan, IFS (Retd)
Mr Anil Goswami, Former Home Secretary
Mr Zafar Choudhary, Activists & Journalist
Mr Shahid Shabir Maqhdoomi, Journalist and Social Worker
Ms Arti Singh, Times of India
Mr Javaid Beigh, Youth Activists
Mrs Manmeet Nag, Social Activist
Mr Iftikhar Gilani, Delhi Bureau Chief, DNA Newspaper
Ms Neelam Gaash
Lt Gen PS Mehta (Retd)
The Discussion was conducted under the following Themes:
What are the prevailing aspirations of various stakeholders of Jammu & Kashmir?
Deconstruction of Notion of Azadi?
Character of Kashmir Imbroglio?
Diagnosis of Evolving Socio-Political Landscape?
Analysis of Framework For Resolution of Kashmir Issue?
Security, Good Governance and Sustainable Development
The session was followed by open house discussion.
The closing remarks were given by the Director, USI.