REFLECTIONS ON FUTURE OF KASHMIR

Kashmir continues to face blood bath situation owing to perpetual terror attacks by huge Indian forces brutally occupying the alien lands. . Indian regime and media enjoy the situation and relish the Kashmiri blood taste. 

Generally the illegal occupiers do not vacate the lands they have annexed by force owing to their military prowess. 

Jammu Kashmir, under foreign occupation, is by no means a small country. The territory of Kashmir is larger in size than 121 independent countries and bigger in number than 117 nations of the world. 

India claims Jammu Kashmir as an integral part of modern India while Pakistan seems eager to make it an integral part of Islamabad regime because of close cultural affinity of both nations. 

Pakistanis including those living abroad seek freedom o for Kashmir form India only to make it an integral part of Pakistan. Even Azad Kashmir, under Pakistani control, also seek freedom certificate for India occupied Jammu Kashmir only to be handed over to Pakistan. 

India obviously opposes this "integral" move of Pakistan. 

With Kashmiris waging a consistent struggle for freedom with Pakistani support , India sees Kashmir as a battlefield, a buffer zone in case of war with China or Pakistan. . 

India refuses to grant the Kashmiris independence ostensibly because it foresees unification of Kashmir with Pakistan once free f of India control. 

Today, as the result of global terror wars perpetrated by NATO rogue states, Palestinians and Kashmiris, to mention a few, have been suffering without any positive outcome Indo-US nuclear pact, pushed by the Manmohan regime, has further cemented the terror links and India enjoys full liberty to attack the Kashmiris, especially Muslims only to end their strive for freedom and independence Moreover, India corporate magnets offer sumptuous money to USA to keep the Whit House in its favor against the Kashmiris. 

With a view to fooling the Kashmiris, occasionally Indian intelligence spreads the false news about regime willingness to settle the Kashmir issue while the leaders keep reiterating the same official stuff that Kashmir is an integral part of India. Not only that. India invites foreign dignitaries treating them to best food and and other services and request them to sign the doted paper about their support o for India keeping Kashmir as its part. 

Kashmir has as many political parties and leaders as streets/zones in it. but most them seek complete freedom from decades’ long Indian yoke 

Kashmir has been historically independent, except in the anarchic conditions of late 18th and the first half of 19th centuries. When the British Empire decided to quit Indian continent, it could, as the “owner of the region”, have asked both India and Pakistan to share the Jammu Kashmir and so India occupied part of it and Pakistani another part. 

Colonialism keeps the nations and people under terror control. Kashmiris face the brutality of Indian occupational military forces, seeking to silence the freedom seeking Kashmiri Muslims. . 

Kashmir does not present a so-called "clash of civilizations" in which two peoples of opposite values confront one another. That the Kashmiri people are finely friendly, exceptionally tolerant and accommodating of religious differences can be gauged by their peaceful struggle for freedom for India for years now, former British colony. Their and friendships are routine among Pundits, Muslims, Buddhists, and Sikhs. 

United Nations has a duty to deliver justice to every nation on earth and also responsibility for ensuring global peace. resolution dated the January 5, 1949 says that the future of Jammu and Kashmir shall be decided through the democratic method of a free and impartial plebiscite; there shall be no threat, coercion or intimidation, bribery or other undue influence on the voters in the plebiscite; no restrictions should be placed on legitimate political activity throughout the State; all subjects of the State, regardless of creed, caste or party, shall be safe and free in expressing their views; and there shall be freedom of the Press, speech and assembly.

The lapse of British paramountcy on August 14, 1947, princely states including Jammu & Kashmir enjoyed three options: accession to India or Pakistan, or independence. But the choice, according to India’s Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, was to be made by popular referendum in cases where the creed of the ruler varied from the religion of the majority.

India under Pundit Nehru denied the fundamental democratic principle of self determination in the case of Kashmir while the same had been sternly applied by Nehru in Hyderabad and Junagadh where the rulers were Muslim but their inhabitants largely Hindu. Kashmir presented a converse case: the Maharaja was Hindu but the majority subscribed to Islam.

UN chief Ban Ki-Moon should impress upon the parties concerned to create an atmosphere for a tripartite dialogue – India, Pakistan and Kashmiri leadership – that will guarantee peace and prosperity not only in Kashmir but in the whole region of South Asia which is home to one-fifth of total human race.
The question here obviously is: Is India fooling Kashmiris or UN?

Pakistan should come out with a honest statement of how it sees the future Kashmir if and when India agrees for independence. It should explain what it means by "resolution" of Kashmir issue remaining Kashmiris in India occupied Jammu Kashmir need to be saved. Pakistan should now , before too late, declare its determination to make a unified Jammu Kashmir by merging Azad Kashmir with India occupied Kashmir and step up efforts to reestablish Jammu Kashmir. Also, the Kashmiris in Azad Kashmir and Jammu & Kashmir under Indian occupation 

BY maintaining absolute secrecy, Pakistan is indirectly getting Kashmiri Muslims killed by Indian p forces. Kashmirs must, therefore, also declare their intention of living in their own Jammu Kashmir and not seeking to be an integral part of either India or Pakistan. 

Many Indian support the cause of Kashmiris for freedom thinking that Kashmiris want to rebuild their own home in healthy g fashion and certainly they may not support the Kashmiri freedom fighters and masses if they want to join Pakistan to remain occupied by foreign forces — from Indian to Pakistani. 

Hence the Kashmiris need to reset the objectives of their struggle to make a home for themselves and not to serve any nation . They can, however, forge sound friendly ties with both India and Pakistan, and maybe even go for stronger relationship with Pakistan. Thai sounds good. 

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