JAIL BHARO AANDOLAN(AMARNATH LAND ROW)

On second day of ‘jail bharo andolan’, when only women were scheduled to court arrest, a virtually sea of humanity including men, women, youths, children, elders and Sadhu Samaj outnumbering yesterday’s estimated figure of two lakh, turned out in every nook and corner of Jammu region and offered themselves for arrest. Even the Government schools, play grounds and other make shift jails fell short for the police to accommodate the agitationists.

 

Virtually all police stations in the region, barring few, were converted by the women into the ‘temples’ holding ‘satsang’ and ‘kirtans’ singing ‘bhajans’ in praise of Lord Shiva chanting ‘Bum Bum Bhole’, “Aaj Hamein Yeh Kahna Hai, Jeena Hai Ya Marna Hai’, ‘Laathi Goli Khayenge, Zameen Waapis Layenge’, ‘Jammu Ki Naariyan, Aag Ki Chingariyan’, ‘Inqullab Zindabad’ and ‘Desh Kay Gadaron Ko, Jute Maaro Saalon Ko’. Seeing the surging crowds, police, at most of the places barring Gandhi Nagar and Kathua, made no attempt to confront the mob and voluntarily opened the gates to allow the protesters in. At some places, the police constables including women were also seen singing the ‘bhajans’. A number of women recorded their names in police stations, while offering themselves for court arrest, as Parvati wife of Shiv Shankar R/o Baltal.

 

SLOGANS MOSTLY USED IN PROTESTS

Kahan Chale Bhai Kahan Chale, Jail Chale Bhai Jail Chale’ Matar Shakti Kahaan Chali, Naari Shakti Kahaan Chali, Jail Chali Bhai Jail Chali’ and ‘Kashmiri Leadro Jammu Choro’ Bum Bum Bhole’, ‘NN Vohra Hai Hai’ and ‘Omar, Mehbooba Hai Hai’ besides ‘Vande Mataram’ and ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai” Jaagi Thi Jhansi Ki Rani, Kat Parhi Par Haar Na Maani’, ‘Jaage The Hindu Mastane, Bhar Dhiya The Jail Khane, Jago Re Ek Baar Jago Jago Re’,”NOU NUMBER KI JUTIYAAN MEHBOOBA MUFTI KUTIYA

photograph source:daily excelsior

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One Comment

  1. sunil shangloo
    Posted August 20, 2008 at 8:20 am | Permalink | Reply

    The second biggest threat to the body politic, after corruption, is the criminalization of politics. To modify a Samuel Johnson quote, politics has become the first refuge of the scoundrels in India. The will of the people is subjugated by money and muscle power. Criminals gain legal immunity and respectability by getting elected to Parliament and State Assemblies. The politician-mafia nexus has turned the nation into a hotbed of terrorism.One of the good example is Mehbooba mufti who is playing the sentiments of peoples of Jammu and kashmir for the sake of vote poltics.I really support the movement of Jammu atleast they are fighting for pride of india,which unfortunately congress dont like .Shame on indian politicians for the sake of these fundamentlist they keeps the pride and prestige of indian people on stake.

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