By K.N. Pandit
A year and a half ago I wrote a piece on what I wished our community ought to be in times to come. My ideas appeared outlandish to many community members. I received many brickbats, not unexpectedly.
However, there were some well- meaning friends who thought that my ideas needed to be considered with seriousness. I would like to reflect on one or two aspects once again in the hope that it helps community members in making some realistic introspection.
Much is said about Kashmiri Hindu culture. In most of community meetings allusion is made to our past heritage, rich cultural manifestations, specific life style, language etc. Often running commentaries on these subjects are made generally by those who have had not the opportunity of either studying any authentic book of Kashmir history and civilization or having interacted with academia in all seriousness on the subject. Continue Reading…