It is also the latest incarnation of the Indian government’s goals of a settler-colonial policy for the valley, which Kashmiri academics and scholars have long warned is the ultimate ambitions of the Indian state.
After India Declared JK as Union territory and divided it under the name of reorganization people from both sides of LoC believes that both countries are convinced on it. However, Pakistan declined the allegations of being part of this division.
The Indian government claims that the situation in the occupied territory was under control but as per media reports, the presence of barbed wires in every chowk of the Jammu city proves that everything is not normal.
Disregarding the contribution of local shawl weavers, artisans and labourers and exaggerating Mr Thorpe who wasn’t in principle against occupation per se is a case of distorting history.
They tried to stop her but she kept on running. One of her neighbours told her that these were Hindus taking revenge from Muslims by killing and ransacking and vandalizing their properties.
Police said there are no curfew restrictions in any part of the valley today. However, restrictions under Section 144 CrPC, prohibiting an assembly of four or more persons, continued as a precautionary measure in the valley on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, normal life remained badly affected in the Kashmir Valley and Muslim majority areas of Jammu and Ladakh regions as unprecedented and inhuman lockdown continued on 94th consecutive day, today.
Muzamil Mattoo, a freelance photographer, said that they reached Khanyar to cover a protest demonstration. We were in between personnel of police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) near Khanyar Chowk when a policeman pointed his pellet gun towards us and fired, he said.
“China deplores and firmly opposes that. India unilaterally changed its domestic laws and administrative division challenging China’s sovereignty,” he said replying to a question.
The day is also being observed as a Black Day in Kargil. All shops, business establishments, schools and the majority of offices are closed on the call given by the Joint Action Committee (JAC).