India Using ‘Judiciary’ To Subvert Kashmir Dispute: Mirwaiz


Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairperson Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday criticised the ruling regime for once again imposing severe restrictions in and around Jamia Masjid areas to disallow people from reaching there and thwarting the joint resistance program of peaceful protests against the anti-Kashmir policies of granting domicile rights to WP refugees and using the judiciary to subvert the Kashmir dispute.

Mirwaiz in a written statement to press said that a deliberate and constant assault to undermine the disputed nature of J&K and its integration into the union of India against the will of its people had been actively launched by the BJP / RSS the day they came into power in J&K two years ago. 

“All kinds of attempts ranging from setting up of Sainik colonies to formulation of anti-Kashmir industrial policy were made aimed at changing the demographic composition of the state, its religious and cultural character and its political dimension of being a disputed region in order to steadily move it towards its final assimilation into India and thus once for all do away with the problem of dealing with the aspirations of its people yet acquiring their territory,” the statement added.

Mirwaiz said people’s unprecedented revolt against these designs which led to the brutal killing of more than 100 innocents, blinding and maiming of thousands incarceration of tens of thousands collective hardships and suffering of an entire population instead of generating regret and remorse in the hearts of those who claim to the world’s biggest democracy has further hardened their resolve to continue to inflict more wounds and pain to Kashmiris. 

A judicial front has also now been opened towards this end and the Supreme Court of India is engaged in passing verdicts to undermine the disputed status of JK. The Supreme Court while challenging the sovereignty of the state of J and K has extended the SARFEASI act to JK by virtue of which properties of residents of JK can now be owned by Indian banks. The tacit support of state government has made this ruling possible.

Mirwaiz said all designs and ploys be they judicial communal economic, regional or sectarian to challenge the disputed nature of JK by the BJP and their ‘shameless bidders’ the PDP will be opposed and resisted. (CNS)

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