Political, economic and cultural news from the state of Jammu & Kashmir.
J&K's Stateless People
At the time of partition which was followed by tribal invasion, more than 7000 families crossed to this side of the LoC and International Border from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir and the then Western Pakistan. Later on, during Indo-Pak wars of 1965 and 1971, nearly 10,000 families got dislocated from 47 villages of Chhamb area. The families who had to migrate on various occasions since 1947. Read Excerpts from Parliamentary Report Here
In truth everything and everyone
Is a shadow of the Beloved,
And our seeking is His seeking
And our words are His words...
We search for Him here and there,
while looking right at Him.
Sitting by His side, we ask:
'O Beloved, where is the Beloved?'
Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi
Trader And Separatist Groups Declare Strike
Date: 13 October 2015
Normal life in Kashmir was paralysed today due to a strike called by traders' bodies and supported by separatist groups to protest attack in Udhampur on a truck from the Valley last week even as security has been tightened on the highway for movement of vehicles. Schools, shops and other business establishments remained closed in Kashmir in view of the strike called by Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers' Association and Kashmir Economic Alliance. Separatist groups including both factions of Hurriyat Conference and JKLF have supported the strike call. While public transport was off the roads, private vehicles including taxis were plying on the roads normally.
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