Shah said no one can obstruct development in Jammu and Kashmir and asserted that strict action will be taken against those who want to disrupt the peace and harmony in the union territory.
The statement on statehood comes a month after Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured the leaders of Jammu and Kashmir that the Centre would restore statehood to J&K.
The JKPCC held a meeting of its senior party leaders and former legislators in the summer capital here to debate and discuss the current situation in J-K, a party spokesman said.
Ghulam Nabi Azad optimistic Centre would not reject demand for restoration of statehood in J-K before polls
To a question about PM Modi's assertion of reducing the distance of hearts, Azad said the Centre needs to take immediate steps.
The Pakistan foreign minister said that the decision had resulted in the closure of almost 50 per cent of the industries in the Valley.
While many leaders were not in sync with Centre's roadmap, PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti claimed she would not enter the fray till special status under Article 370 is restored, though her party would.