SRINAGAR - For the first time in 20 years, Hurriyat hardliner Syed Ali Shah Geelani is sending positive vibes about dialogue with New Delhi, saying Hurriyat is ready to discuss in the advisory council any talks offer made by the Indian government. If and when there is an invitation for talks, we will discuss it in the advisory council, Geelani told The Indian Express. We will see the nature of the (talks) offer and then decide about it. Geelani said any offer for dialogue would be discussed in the advisory council of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat and the Hurriyat Conference. We have an advisory council in Tehreek-e-Hurriyat. If there is an invitation, we will keep the offer before them for discussion. We are also part of the Hurriyat Conference and it would be then discussed in its advisory council, he said. We will also take the advice of like-minded people before making a decision. Geelani said the decision to accept or reject the dialogue offer can be taken only after 'checking the nature of offer and the 'decision of advisory council. The positive signals for dialogue have come at a time when there are indications that the Indian government may make dialogue offer to the Kashmiri leaders. This is for the first time that hardliners are ready to discuss any dialogue offer from Delhi. In the past, Geelani had maintained that his amalgam will talk to the Indian government only when it accepts the disputed status of Jammu and Kashmir, releases political prisoners and revokes special powers to the Indian armed forces. Meanwhile, talking to reporters in Srinagar on Thursday, Geelani rebuffed Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddins appeal against talking to the Indian government, saying he does not take 'dictations. We take our own decisions here and dictations are not taken by us, he said. Geelani said his Hurriyat faction would accept Indias talks offer only after a formal invitation. The talks offer in that case will be discussed in the advisory council of (his Hurriyat faction, he told reporters.