As per the written records, there are around 700000 to 1000000 Indian troops installed over 14 million inhabitants of J&k, which is the highest ratio than any place in the world, as said by most famous Indian writer Arundity Roy. Irony over this is that the armed forces are further fortified by Armed forces special powers Act (AFSPA). This insulation to army has opened all the sides of exploitation for naive Kashmiri people. Cosseted under the umbrella of AFSPA armed personal have crossed all the confines of viciousness, barbarism and prejudice.
Time and again these Armed personal have opened firing over peaceful mob. Time and again they have kidnapped many young children and encounter them by declaring them militants. Time and again they have picked many young people on mere suspicion and put them behind bars with wrong charges on them. Time and again they have assaulted, battered raped and killed adolescent Kashmiri girls. Time and again they have scratched the wounds of Kashmiri people and cause them to bleed copiously. Time and again their illegal, barbaric and wild approach pained the Kashmiri people and compelled them to pick gun in spite of pen. It is because of these prohibited acts of Armed personals, that insurgency multiplied to infinity in valley and turned the pages of Kashmir history, red by the blood of blameless Kashmiri people.
The most recent example of innocent killing in Kashmir, is of a 20 years old Farooq Ahamed Bhat son of Ghulam Ahamed Bhat of Palhalan area of district Baramulla. He was shot dead by govt. forces during a peace full agitation. Thing to ponder here is that , he was sitting in a shop and was not a part of mob. Who will answer about this heinous act. This is not the only unlawful butchery at the hand of security forces, but there are ample of unjustifiable and unlawful examples of killings in Kashmir. It would not be wrong to say that hands of Armed personal are red with the blood of innocent Kasmiri people. As per the written records out of 43460 Kashmiri people 3642 were civilians who have been assassinated by security forces for last 21 years(Times of India).
Old eyes of parents have turned dry now ,lips forget to smile in the unending pursuit of nears and dears, who have been murdered, disappeared, slaughtered, encountered or charged. If I will unfold the history of exploitation of Kashmir than every one’s heart will start bleeding profusely in pain but even then here are some most shame and condemnable act of Indian Armed personals. In June 2010 , Indian army personals claimed to kill Pakastani infiltrator but later in it was revealed, to be a case of fake encounter, in which some army personal lured three young men from Nadihal village of Baramulla and killed them in an encounter at Sona pindi. Another shame full act of Indian security forces was the killing of three civilians in Kupwara district by declaring them militants. Actually they were from Rafiabad and were shot dead to claim cash awards. Moving a head on 11th June 2010 innocent massacre of a 17 years years old Tufail Ahmed Mattoo have further multiplied demonstrations in down town area of Kashmir and ended with the criminal carnage of 110 young Kashmiri sons.
The above mention examples, constitute only a single drop from the ocean of exploitation. It is quite pertinent to mention here that Kashmiri people are even devoid of their fundamental rights. Because Article 19(1)(a) of Indian constitution give full freedom to every Indian to assemble serenely and with out arms. Armed forces in no case can use live ammunition to disband the mob. But here in Kashmir Indian Armed forces are infringing law. Irony over this is that central as well as state supervision is hushed over this. Inspite of putting ointment over the scars of Kashmiri people, they sprinkle salt on them and set valley on ablaze again and again .After going through the stipulation in Kashmir, my heart is howling with questions like-
(1)When will this conflagration end?
(2)Who will save our juvenile from illicit killing?
(3)when will Kasmiri people, would be able to enjoy all fundamental civil liberties?
(4)when plebe cite will be held according to pledge?
(5)When and who will sooth the aggrieved hearts of Kashmiri people?
(6)When Kashmiri girls can move liberally and saved in Kashmir valley?
(7)When will armed personal stop inflicting pain by unauthorized confinement and then encounter of innocents?
(8)When will tranquility and affluence, knock the doors of our striking Kashmir?