MUZAMIL JALEEL – From majority to disempowered minority’: Politics of Delimitation in J & K

It is never an event. It is always a process of several steps, at times far from one another, that slowly progress towards the goal. And the process is always difficult to comprehend in real time. It’s deliberately built to confuse. One step leads to the next but each step is crafted in a manner that it seems an end in itself and not connected to the whole. Around each step a discourse is created that hides its real purpose. The steps being taken today are an essential part of one single process, a process of political disempowerment and permanent subjugation. This has been true right from 1939.

Also see: MAGAR # 40

This is why it is important to see this latest move – the delimitation process – in its right perspective. It is an essential part of the process that was accelerated by Indian government’s cataclysmic move on August 5, 2019. The removal of J&K’s semi autonomy, downgrading it into two Union Territories directly ruled from New Delhi, while Kashmir was put under an unprecedent military lockdown and curfew, was a major blow and now the devastating changes envisioned by New Delhi through the August 5, 2019 decisions are being systematically implemented….

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