04 august 2020

Post-annexation, Kashmir is beyond recognition


With no elected leadership at the helm in disputed Kashmir, New Delhi has unilaterally passed a slew of laws to alter the majority-Muslim demography of the region.On August 5 last year, the Indian parliament abrogated Article 370, which allowed the disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir to have a separate constitution, flag and legislature that could ultimately make laws independent of India's federal oversight. The key reasons cited in parliament for the move were that Kashmiri laws were [...]