The people of that area were oppressed and subjected to worst treatment. Feudalism, landlordism, moneylenders, everything was there. And there was repression from the British government and Maharaja as well. We were in school those days, and this ill treatment did not let us to be mute spectators. We started resistance against this oppression when our age was just around 15 years.
Hari Singh was more than a Hindu king who ruled over a Muslim majority state. He rose above the communal stereotyping and stood by his words, ‘Justice is my religion’.
Under Article 370 Shaikh Abdullah tried to protect the “State Subject Rule 1927” in which some basic rights of the citizens of the state of Jammu Kashmir were protected including.
India blames two militant Islamic groups, which it says enjoy Pakistan’s support, for the attack. Pakistan denies the charge and, following the warming ties between Islamabad and Washington in the post-Sept. 11 war on terrorism, it announced a crackdown on the two militant Islamic groups.
Have you leaned more about human nature than the man in the street can learn without so much as opening a book? Have you derived from history any illumination of our present condition, any guidance for our judgments and policies, any guard against the rebuffs of surprise or the vicissitudes of change?
Unlike conflicts in Palestine and Northern Ireland, not much has been written about Kashmir. But a body of work, penned mostly by ‘outsiders’, has emerged in the past 67 years.
About 5,000 years old Sharada Peeth temple is a highly respectful place of worship for Hindus around the world. According to sources in the Indian foreign affairs ministry a prominent announcement on the Peeth Corridor is expected to be made within a few days.