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Articles 370 & 35A

August 31, 2019 Leave a comment

By Muhammad Farooq Rehmani
Like every politically conscious and sensitive nation, Kashmir has been brought up in the lap of nationalism and India’s independence leaders and constitutional experts in order to appease them, called it their sub nationalism. During days of Pakistan movement zealous religious campaign in the sub continent and proclamation of Pakistan and India as two independent and sovereign states, the majority of Jammu and Kashmir showed tendency towards Pakistan or an independent state. But, Indian leadership’s successful political and military crackdown and maneuvering, aerial invasion coupled with Lord Mount Baton’s total support, won the jewel of Kashmir for Delhi. Sheikh Abdullah and his National Conference played decisive role and then Hindu Ruler of the State Hari Singh despite his other leanings is believed to have written a provisional instrument of accession to the Governor General of India. However, India took the armed intervention of Western tribes men against Pakistan to the UN Security Council, which adopted numerous resolutions of peace and plebiscite to ascertain wishes of the State people on their future affiliation with Pakistan or India. Since ceasefire of 1948 between Pakistan and India, the people of this State have been offering great sacrifices of life,honour ,property and birth place from jammu to Kargil. Sheikh Abdullah and his comrades who had supported and endorsed accession to India in 1947, later disillusioned with it and led a vigorous campaign for plebiscite in Jk in and outside of jails from 1953 to 1975, when in 1975, he and his colleagues again embraced power under Beig-Parthasarthy agreement in Delhi. They were reassured of continuity of Article 370 , which otherwise comes under heading of temporary articles of the Indian constitution.

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Scraping of Article 370 denounced by Muhammad Farooq Rehmani 

August 5, 2019 Leave a comment

Islamabad, Aug 05: Muhammad Farooq Rehmani Chairman Jammu and Kashmir People’s freedom League and former convener All parties Hurriyat Conference AJK has strongly denounced Indian presidential order to merge JK with India. The order is dangerous, dishonest and anti international resolutions and UN laws. The struggle for freedom and right of self-determination will continue despite the latest Presidential order August 2019.

State-Sponsored Anarchy in Jammu & Kashmir
Muhammad Farooq Rehmani Chairman Jammu & Kashmir People’s Freedom League, while strongly condemning cluster munition fires by India on Azad Jammu & Kashmir, killings of civilians, deaths in the valley, physical and psychological warfare against the people, deployments of additional paratroopers in the occupied region, veiled threatening to repeal the constitutional pledges and guarantees to the kashmiris to balkanize the State, called upon the United Nations to intervene in this worsening situation and invoke the requisite clauses of the Charter & its relevant resolutions on the subject. He said these unpleasant developments occurred when the US President Mr Trump offered Pakistan and India his good offices (twice) to do mediation or arbitration over the unsettled 71 year old dispute. He stated the historical and geographical character of the State of Jammu and Kashmir was under threat and the Delhi regime of Mr Modi under the spell of fascist RSS ideology was preparing to tighten its grip over every Muslim majority part of the region by ignoring all commitments and promises and resolutions–Indian or international.

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