Kashmiri leadership both mainstream and separatists have been watching closely all the developments emerging on the scene between India and Pakistan.
Jammu and Kashmir has been facing the brunt of the situation especially on the borders due to the hostility between the two neighboring countries.
The recent developments between India and Pakistan have been worth watching for every citizen of Jammu and Kashmir as after a long spell of hostility both the countries have been talking peace and moving in the direction of sanity.
People of Jammu and Kashmir have a deep desire to live in peace and see the fruits of development all around them and want an end to their tragedies due to the enmity between India and Pakistan.
It seemed to the people of Jammu and Kashmir that there would be no thaw in the relationship especially in the backdrop of August 5, 2019, when the central government in a sudden decision not only stripped Kashmir of its special status but also to bifurcated the erstwhile state into two union territories of Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir.
Both the mainstream political leadership and the separatists were put behind the bars including three former chief ministers. They remained in jail and only the mainstream political leaders along with their activists have been released.