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.
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.
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Only the Kashmiri people should be able to take decision about their territory is as treacherous as those ‘Aazadi’ slogans that kept reverberating till now in the valley and leftist bastions such as JNU.
Abolishing Article 370 will bring much needed economic activity into the region and integrate places like Jammu and Ladakh with mainstream India as they had to suffer because of unrest in few districts of Jammu and Kashmir.
Opposition, especially Congress party, talking about CONSENSUS to abolish article 370 should pause and revisit its political history. Did they obtain CONSENSUS for the partition or about crowning first PM of India?
The winds of change have been strong in Kashmir ever since Amit Shah took over as the Home Minister, considered tougher and more aggressive than his predecessor, he was expected to make key changes to BJP’s Kashmir policy.