Article 370 and 35A do not target any caste, creed or religion. There is no seizure of land from people living there. All it seeks to do is to provide them with same rights as the rest of India enjoys.
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.
Scrapping of article 370 is a sigh of relief for Kashmiri Paandits as they will no longer be treated as second-class citizens in their own homeland. And that’s why we are happy. And so is every pro-Indian Kashmiri.
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?
Al Qaeda releases video on Kashmir, criticizes Pakistan for exploiting the Mujahideen for their political objectives
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Kashmir is still witnessing brain drain. The state would continue to suffer and no body can help it except the Kashmiri Permanent Residents.
Narendra Modi’s govt. approach is very clear – it wants a lasting peace in Kashmir, and not a short term band-aid, for which army will have to be given a free hand.