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"तू थकेगा न कभी
तू थमेगा न कभी
तू मुड़ेगा न कभी
कर शपथ! कर शपथ! कर शपथ!

वृक्ष हों भले खड़े
हों घने, हों बड़े
एक पत्र छाँह भी
मांग मत! मांग मत! मांग मत!

यह महान दृश्य है
चल रहा मनुष्य है
अश्रु-स्वेद-रक्त से
लथ-पथ! लथ-पथ! लथ-पथ!"

Remember the name. Narendra Damodardas Modi. #Article370
To the people of Kashmir: Seize this incredible moment in History. Love India, just as India loves you.

Light a diya, not a Molotov.
This week-old Kashmiri baby, rescued by the Indian Armed Forces in the nick of time, is now five.

To all those preparing to fight a futile battle, and to all those egging them on, look at her before you pick up that stone. Think of her future, if not of yours.
This Gazette notification, setting in stone the abolition of Article 370, must have been deliberated for weeks, actualised in indecipherable legalise, and a thousand copies printed. And yet not a single journalist - not one - got wind of it.

When Indians want it, they can do it.
Unhinged display of communal bigotry by Farooq Abdullah. [This was back in April.]

"They want to abolish #Article370. We dare them. Allah would want that we gain independence from India."

Let there be absolutely NO doubt that he, and others like him, want Kashmir to burn.
INDIA IS FOR ALL, screams Farooq Abdullah today and the media goes mushy.

THIS is what he was screaming a few months ago: They think they will get Indians to Kashmir and settle them here. They think they will reduce OUR NUMBER. And we'll remain silent? INSHALLAH we will fight.
FINALLY, the crown of India is without thorns. Finally.

Death threats, beating trigger mass exodus of migrants from Kashmir. A vital ground-report by @rahulpandita.

Rahul will be attacked for this. The Indian media doesn't want exoduses from Kashmir to be reported; it runs against the victimhood propaganda. openthemagazine.com/special/death-…
A GUT-WRENCHING exposition by Dr @RatanSharda55, of the HAVOC wreaked by Articles 370 and 35A, on Dalits, Gurkhas, Refugees, and Women of Kashmir.

This article HAS to be read, and those who read it HAVE to feel ASHAMED that they were silent all through. newsbharati.com/Encyc/2019/8/9…
Great piece by the ever BRILLIANT @Abhina_Prakash that shows the mirror to the anti-Dalit bigots masquerading as Social Justice Warriors, misogynists masquerading as feminists, islamists masquerading as secular, and imbeciles masquerading as intellectuals. dailyo.in/politics/artic…
For seventy years, rights of Dalits, women, refugees, and Gurkhas, virulently trampled upon and squashed in Kashmir - Democracy is alive.

For seven days phone networks disabled - Democracy is dead.
Meet 19 year-old Dalit Radhika Gill. Her family was brought to Kashmir to work as sweepers in 1957. Radhika cleared the BSF entrance exam. Radhika is also a top athlete. But Radhika CAN ONLY GET A JOB AS A SWEEPER. Because of 370 and 35A.

SHAME on those who support 370 and 35A.
Meet 21 year-old Dalit Eklavya. A Kashmiri belonging to the Valmiki community. Eklavya is a BRILLIANT student. A topper, he is a postgraduate in political science. But Eklavya CAN ONLY GET A JOB AS A SWEEPER. Because of 370 and 35A.

SHAME on those who support 370 and 35A.
Radhika's dad; his tears finally washing away DECADES of cruelty. Harrowing moment captured by @PoojaShali.

“The arc of the moral universe is long but it bends toward justice,” said Dr King.

It did bend. And yet, there are some men & women who want to look away. SHAME on them.
Meet Sagar Sahi. A PROUD Gurkha whose ancestors were brought to Kashmir to fight the invaders. Sahi won a GOLD MEDAL in the Commonwealth Fencing Championships. Sahi applied for a job in J&K Police. Sahi was REJECTED because of 370 and 35A.

SHAME on those who support 370 and 35A.
"We are victims of social & economic discrimination. We have become bonded labourers in the State, confined to watchman duty, a slavery of a sort."

Heart-rending story of the 100,000-strong FORGOTTEN Gurkhas of Jammu & Kashmir. They can FINALLY celebrate. spotlightnepal.com/2019/08/12/gor…
“I have walked on dead bodies."

Meet Melu Ram, one of 150,000 West Pakistan refugees settled in Jammu & Kashmir. Melu Ram is STILL a refugee, BARRED from local govt jobs, welfare schemes. Because of 370 and 35A.

SHAME on those who support 370 and 35A. theguardian.com/world/2017/aug…
Meet 29 year-old Aijaz Bund. Dr Bund is the ONLY man in Kashmir publicly fighting for LGBTQ rights. But THOUSANDS of Kashmiri homosexuals cannot DARE to be as open - the RPC version of IPC Sec 377 is STILL valid. Because of 370 and 35A.

SHAME on those who support 370 and 35A.
Pathetic PROPAGANDA by @BBCWorld. 8:30 am Headlines: We have unearthed allegations of brutal torture by the Indian Army in Kashmir.

Out of a population of 12 MILLION, the BBC interviews TWO men. Worse, it DOES NOT verify their claims. One of them is the brother of a terrorist.
The abrogation of Articles 370 & 35A, as I argue on @TimesNow, is MORAL.

Shame on those who have been silent for 70 years, still are, on the barbaric trampling of the dignity and human rights of Dalits, Gurkhas, Women, Refugees, and Homosexuals of Kashmir. You stand EXPOSED.
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