With 45 red zones in Jammu and Kashmir, the number of contaminated red zones has taken a sharp surge.
Khalida Begum, an 87-year-old woman from Jammu and Kashmir, donated her savings 0f Rs. 5 lacs to Sewa Bharti Organisation for those coronavirus victims who are in need.
A photo essay by Mriganka Lulla, who visited Kashmir in an independent capacity, to seek the complex but heart-breaking truth about Kashmir.
In times of convoluted narratives and misinformation galore, should Malala or anyone else be asking more questions for clarity, or making up their mind with whatever is fed to them and take a stand?
“Armed forces are entering houses at night, picking up boys, ransacking houses, deliberately spilling rations on the floor, mixing oil with rice, etc.” activist Shehla Rashid had commented.
Talking about her struggles Irmim Shamim said, “Everyone has some problem in their life. You have to fight the challenges and success will definitely come to you.”
A lot of people are simply angry because Sonam didn’t take a clear stand, but according to me she has taken a stand for a majority of Indian citizens, who don’t want to speak on the Kashmir issue because they don’t fully comprehend it.
Many are arguing about the rights of Kashmiris. I completely agree with you! Because the rights of Kashmiris in India should be the same as the rights of all other Indians. Kashmir is a part of J and K, and J and K is a part of India.
Are Kashmiri women objects that can be possessed freely by the men now? Do they have no agency in the social narrative that surrounds revoking of Article 370 and 35A?
“The impact will be more psychological than anything else, I fear that Kashmiris will now be more mistrustful than ever. We do have a good cause for the same. We’ve been suppressed for so long that suppression has found its way into our genetic makeup,” said Ridwana Sanam.
The statistics from the last three years show an increase in sexual harassment and violence faced by the women in the state.
A visit to Pangong Lake can compel one to be in communion with nature. This magical lake can have a therapeutic effect on anyone who visits it!