The reason for making J&K a UT is, without the police or the IAS directly under the boots of the Abdullahs or the Muftis, their capacity to make money or create mischief will be severely limited.
The art of consent that Vajpayee had reminded us of, molded to our Nationalist Ideologies, Kashmiriyat and Insaniyat stands tall, His Jamhooriyat seems crumbling.
It took us 70 long years to undo a glaring wrong and a monumental mistake committed by our leaders of the past but finally that day has come and it isn’t a day too soon.
J&K turning into a union territory will help the center to gain a stronghold in the region with the police and other departments under its home ministry.
If J&K wants to remain a Muslim majority state in a Secular country, it is like an oxymoron. Either J&K has to forget its religious identity or else India has to become a Hindu Rashtra.
Barkha Dutt has recently crossed all limits of decency when she went on Al Jazeera channel and started spurting out hateful venom against the Prime Minister.
No one wants to blame the family for the catastrophe in parliament but wants to blame Adhir Ranjan and protect the dynast and his mother.