By K.N. Pandita
Prime Minister’s 7 June visit to Srinagar was marked by total strike in the valley. It is more or less identical response of the separatist leadership to his previous visits. In the idiom of the managers of strike this is non-violent protest against Indian presence in Kashmir.
After patronizing gun wielders and their brutalities for two long decades, separatists-secessionists have shifted to what they call “non violent” tactics. Have they compulsions? Yes, it is not only that Kashmir militancy has run out of steam, but more importantly the people are fed up with violence. They want to return to normal life; they want peace. Continue Reading…