5th August 2021, marks the second anniversary of the revocation of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status as Article 370 was abrogated from Jammu & Kashmir. On this day in 2019, Jammu and Kashmir was declared a Union Territory with Ladakh as a separate Union Territory.

This year a fake tweet was circulated attributed to senior APHC leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani calling for a strike on August 5 and 15, marking the 2nd anniversary of Article 370 abrogation and Independence Day. But now the real culprits are the militants of Kashmir Fight backed by Pakistan. Posters have been in circulation, depicting warning to observe shutdown on 05 August 2021 and whosever doesn’t observe shutdown on that day to be clearly considered as the stooge of occupier India and a traitor of JK.

For what reason does the KashmirFight want to be an Autocratic leader? In the event that you are truly battling for the reason for Kashmir Freedom Movement, be a leader and not a tyrant. Issuing warning to Kashmiris for not following shut down shows that you are a weakling. Most of the Kashmiris kept their shops shut only because of danger to their life. Even after shutting down, the police forces forced them to keep them open. So ultimately, Kashmiris have in a real sense become sandwiched among the militants and the Indian powers incurring losses on that day. Former gives them danger to life and the latter empowers them to open the shops. If the KashmirFight really wants everyone to join them for this freedom movement, check if without giving warnings, how many follow them. Also the followers should also think that fighting for freedom with violence is really going to benefit everyone in the valley. And if you do not follow the KashmirFight, they have a point to call Kashmiris stooges. isnt it interesting??

A leader is someone we want to follow, whereas a tyrant is someone we feel coerced to follow—If not by direct physical force, then by the powerfully manipulative force of fear.

The separatist lobby in Kashmir is upheld by the Muslim Separatists from everywhere around the world and they are dealing with the idea of Ghazwa-e-Hind. Most of the 130 family members of the separatist leaders in Jammu and Kashmir are either studying abroad or working and most of them are supported through ISI to spread agitation in Kashmir causing the exercises of lynching and stone pelting all over Kashmir. While Hurriyat leaders and separatists have been telling Kashmiris to not send their children to army-run schools, alleging that these institutions were weaning the next generation away from their religion and culture, the family members and children of many of these have got the best education, settled abroad and eventually led a luxurious life.

In July 2021, PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti, the former CM of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir had hit out at the UT administration while referring to the contracts to “outsiders” and “no development even after abrogation of Article 370”. She also criticised the scrapping of the darbar move this year, saying that it was not just associated with the economy of Jammu but laid the foundation for J&K’s social fabric.

However, shouldn’t something be said about the crores of cash saved?

A report published by The Hindu states that Jammu and Kashmir received ₹1.14 lakh crore (10 percent) of all Central grants given to states over the 17 year period of 2000-2016, despite having only one percent of the country’s population.

After meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi, Mehbooba Mufti made a plaintive appeal to Kashmiri protesters: “Please give me one more chance” Why was this chance was asked again?????.

Now this concept of delimitation, Gupkar declaration all is going in vain when the Kashmiri leaders and politicians realize that now the time has arrived and the valley should advance in all fields be it sports, culture, work, travel industry etc.

With Rs 513 crore allocated budget for encouraging sports in the valley and a solid platform for the youth to display their talent at higher levels, the Department of Youth Services & Sports shall continue providing sustained handholding to the young budding sportspersons of the UT. Now the youths have to decide whether to lift a gun for killing someone or play at the international level and earn respect.

The Kashmiris typically request another country based on the right to self-assurance. This right normally implies that individuals reserve an option to choose their political status. Let us say Kashmir turns into a free nation, have they thought who will take care of them? Over the last 20 years, the circumstances in the valley still remain the same. Despite the fact that approx more than 1000 crores of rupees stream in the valley for advancement, where has it goes at long last? What did the Mufti govt or Abdullah govt do for all these years?

Pakistan has zero interest in welfare of Kashmir and Kashmiris. They just want Kashmir and will slowly one day also start demanding Punjab, Delhi etc. Pakistan’s only aim is to fight with India using its proxies and playing with the minds of Kashmiris. We know how Pakistan has managed PoK and have got more terrorist camps than military installations in PoK. Envision what they would do on the off chance that they had the province of Jammu and Kashmir with them. Battling an adversary in that space is extremely challenging. Pakistan has been sobbing for Kashmir for this very explanation. 

Let us expect another daylight in Kashmir and let the barbecued sandwich be eaten by blockheads.

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