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The Kashmir interlocutor met Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba and briefed him about the prevailing volatile situation in the state.
Sharma said he would first visit Srinagar and then Jammu to interact with the delegations and individuals.
Sharma never met the leaders of opposition National Conference and separatist Hurriyat Conference.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has announced amnesty to first-time stone pelters, officials said on Thursday.
The interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma’s three-day stay in Kashmir during his maiden five-day visit to the State did not generate much political heat and enthusiasm among the political circles.
"I will try my best," Sharma told reporters when asked if he would go an extra mile to meet the Hurriyat Conference leaders.
Jammu and Kashmir interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma meets Omar Abdullah and other leaders, says will try best to meet Hurriyat
Sharma, who is on a five-day visit to the state, also visited the residence of CPI (M) State secretary and MLA Kulgam Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami.
However, none of these delegations have significant impact in the political landscape of the State.
Sharma, a former chief of the Intelligence Bureau, will spend three days in the Kashmir Valley and two days in Jammu.
Interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma arrives on Mission Kashmir, interacts with representatives of apolitical groups, students
Sources said at least 60 delegations are scheduled to meet interlocutor during his three-day stay in Srinagar.
Separatists reject talks, dub the process as mere “rhetoric and wastage of time”
Interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma, who is arriving on the maiden visit to Jammu and Kashmir on Monday to interact with the stakeholders, said he is very positive about the visit.
The Centre had appointed Sharma as its representative for a "sustained dialogue with all stakeholders" to find a political solution to the Kashmir issue.
They said the directive from Government to "restore peace" rather than addressing the dispute or its resolution "limits the scope of any engagement" with him and makes it an exercise in futility.
Newly-appointed interlocutor for Jammu and Kashmir, Dineshwar Sharma, wants to focus on de-radicalisation of youth in the Valley and to neutralise the threat posed by Pakistan-sponsored terror outfits