This clever and cunning parallel that she has drawn between a tragedy of a community and partial demolition of a portion of her office is fundamentally erroneous. It also belittles the tragedy that many dispossessed families of the Pandit community have witnessed.
The recent draft bill proposed by the union government to expand the official languages of Jammu and Kashmir is an attempt to reduce and alter the capacity of people to imagine and articulate their own narratives.
Kashmiri was forgone for Urdu as it enjoyed a level of preference as a status symbol, yet the engagement with it was more oral than written. Also, given its replacement as an official language in the recent ruling, it runs the risk of elimination in written form which has already happened with Kashmiri.
An effective fight against Covid-19 needs the administration and the public to work in tandem, not the former trying to do it through thoughtless government decrees that achieve little more than throwing the lives of people upside down.
Except two sectors, Govt sector comprising of around 4.5 Lakh govt employees who draw home around Rs. 37,000 Crore annually in terms of salaries and pensions and a mutedly impacted agrarian sector; the distribution of these job losses is holistic
In a competitive world which does not spare the slackers; Kashmiri students are running the race on a 2g internet connection.
They keep the watch along the border of darkness and make the attack on the treacle’s of ignorance and folly. Patient in their daily work, they strive to conquer the evil powers which are the enemies of the youth. They awaken the sleeping spirit. They quicken the indolent, encourage the eager and steady the unstable.
According to the delimitation, that in normal course was due to be held in 2026, seven new seats are being added to the Assembly, most of which, if not all, are expected to go to Jammu. This has the potential to shift the region’s political centre away from Kashmir Valley to Jammu
Womanhood as defined by Islam needs no amendments. Infact, it is us who need to have the critical awareness to avoid maligning religious principles to oppress someone.
Since the adherents of the Gupkar Declaration by their fresh statement seem to have opted to up their ante and fight for a Pre 5 Aug 2019 status, only time will tell how many adherents will remain steadfast in their resolve and pursue the cause.