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Ms. Roy and Her love For Kashmiri Pandits

Posted in india, JAMMU & KASHMIR, kashmir by Sandeep on November 1, 2010

I am not a expert in International affairs nor am I a member of some esoteric groups of intelligentsia. I am not even affiliated to any political or religious groups who can talk for hours on Kashmir based on their vicarious knowledge, But as a Kashmiri I supersede the above mentioned groups as the existing problem is directly centered around me and my place of birth…..Kashmir.
The last six months have brought Kashmir back on the center stage and I am sure the policy makers of India and Pakistan must be burning many mid night lamps in order to device new tactics and strategies to settle this issue and thus score a point over each other.
Indian democracy is the largest democracy in the world and thus there is a lot of freedom for raising different voices irrespective of their nationalist views or anti-national diatribes. The role of Chinese and ISI cannot be ruled out in funding those groups whose only aim is to Balkanize India. We all know 7 lakh Kashmiri Hindus were forced to leave their hearth and homes in wake of the terrorist activities by a section of Kashmiri Muslims who killed tens of hundreds of Kashmiri Hindus. We are also aware of carnages carried out by Naxalites and Maoists who killed with impunity and without compunction. section of Bodos,Nagas,Tamils and some Khalistanis have also beeen known to use more voilent ways  in order to prove their point.
But things are changing. With majority of people disapproving the violent ways , a new breed of Terrorists have mushroomed, who advocate openly to Balkanization of India. Recently I also attended one such function in new Delhi. The name of the function was” Azaadi-the only way”. It was organized by anti-Indians and this was my first experience of modern terrorists. It consisted of Ex-Khalistanis,Kashmir’s Hurriyat,A splinter group of Tamils, Maoists, Naxalites, Nagas and more..It was intellectual terrorism at its best. The high point of the whole function was when someone from the crowd flew his slippers towards syed Ali Shah Geelani. Those slippers became a huge “hit” with the Media and everything else got shadowed by those slippers.
Noted writer Ms. Arurdathi roy had also come though she came 2 hours late. She has won a “Booker prize” for her book ”the god of small things” in 1997.However it is noteworthy that she could not make any ripples in the literary world or media again after this book, which makes it look highly suspicious that even the above mentioned book may be a classical act of plagiarism. Only, God of small things know…..Meanwhile, She also spew hatred against India.
All this happened in the capital of India in the police protection provided by Government of India. Those who opposed their devious act were swiftly rounded by the Police and packed to Jail at Parliament street, New Delhi. This convocation raised many eyebrows, and a justification was sought from the government. As usual, nothing happened…
Though Ms. Roy gave her justification from Kashmir some days later wherein she reiterated her support to Geelani’s Hurriyat who want to merge Kashmir with Pakistan.

What surprised many was her remark on Kashmiri Pandits as she said,” for Kashmiri Pandits who live out the tragedy of having been driven out of their homeland”


It hit me like a Boxer’s Punch .It is well known that she has no affinity for Kashmiri Pandits because we are contrary to what she supports in Kashmir..”Azaadi”.She should understand that under UN Resolution Kashmir has only two choices, to be with India or to be with Pakistan. there is no provision for Azaadi and Syed Ali Shah Geelani knows it very well. She advocated Geelani’s plebiscite, which is not possible in present times as Pakistan has changed the entire population ratio in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir, just like China did in Tibet. The indigenous population of POK has been marginalized. The other communities in J&K do not want to be Pakistan. She must understand that Dogras, Gujjars, dards, Shias,Sikhs and Ladhakis are more than happy with India. She should also understand that Kashmir valley constitutes only 8-10% of the total area of Jammu and Kashmir.
The remark was also a crass because she shares the common dais with those who are prime responsible for the genocide and exodus of Kashmiri Hindus. Her remark was lacking genuine sincerity and were just words, a mere lip service for beleaguered community who are living like refugees in their own country…..
If her heart feels the pain of Kashmiri Hindus, she should raise her voice for our cause also. Let me remind her that we want “Panun Kashmir”.. our Homeland. Panun Kashmir is a cherished dream of 7 lakh Kashmiri Hindus who want homeland within Kashmir, with a union territory status, no article 370 and full flow of Indian constitution. The homeland is also a necessity because we have seen 7 exoduses during last 5-6 hundred years due to stringent Islamic sharia…Till then, Ms. Roy, Kindly spare us, because we are not “Bookhe” or “Nangey”(Hungry and stark, without clothes), we are not even Maoists or Naxalites,or ex-Khalistanis or Nagas and above everything else “our hearts still beat for India”…..

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  1. jk said, on November 1, 2010 at 3:36 pm

    Arudhati roy we people does not reqire your useless comments & crocodile tears kind of gimmicks

    Mind your business…

    Freedom of everythibg is given in dem ocracy but it doesnt mean that you can use the same democracy to damage the very foundations of the democracy..

    if you feel cheated or betrayed pls go to Saudi arabia & enjoy life…wherein u cant even open ur mouth even if its for good or bad..

    better keep shut tight

  2. Ashok kaul said, on November 1, 2010 at 5:47 pm

    She is a lost soul and a classical example of being from point of competance to super incompetance. She should stick her field of fiction but she has to poke her nose in all the affairs of India because she is one book wonder.

  3. Kamal said, on November 2, 2010 at 10:29 am

    Ms. Roy is parroting what the separists do w.r.t Kashmiri Pandits…Lip service..Even Geelani in his speech at LTG Auditorim welcomed KP’s back irrespective of their different and pro-India view point.But these hollow words does not carry any weightage, because it was Geelani and his company which killed and hounded KP’s from their hearth and homes…. the situations would have been in total favour of sepratists, had they not killed KP’s and looted their properties…

  4. VIJAY TICKOO said, on November 2, 2010 at 11:00 pm

    Lately all types of people have started stirring the curry in Kashmir. People who have perhaps not even known the valley beyond the newspapers have been allowed to take centre-stage. Take for example the tenuous and callous edict of Arun Datti Roy, who has perhaps developed some kind of an affinity with the radical elements during her frequent rendezvous with them. Her proclamation might have won her the hearts of her beloved subversive kin in the valley and their mentors across the border but our hearts bleed to hear such rhetoric. The indigenous people like us, who have grown up in the lap of the vale and might have suffered the ignominy to be thrown out of our homeland, would not at all assimilate such sacrilege.
    Ms Roy might be a credible writer but ostensibly she is a pathetic reader. Perhaps she has not cared to read and understand the backdrop, the cause and the purpose of the strife in the valley. It is ironical to hear about Kashmir and its tribulations from someone who is not at all qualified to talk about the subject. As a matter of fact, these days it has become fashionable for every dog on the street to open its mouth and vomit whatever it can chuck on Kashmir to gain cheap publicity, without caring about the sentiments of the people who have given blood to safeguard its sanctity.
    It is worth reminding Ms Roy that not long ago, Kashmir was not what it is today. We have lived in a Kashmir which was an example of amity, serenity and tranquility. We fondly remember the times when Miwaiz Maulvi Farooq the slain father of Huriyat functionary Mirwaiz Omar Farooq used to travel to idgah for offering Idd prayers and on his return we, the Hindus living in his close neighborhood used to line up on the road side to wish him IDD MUBARAK and he used to return the greetings gratefully. Although Maulvi Farooq was a staunch crusader of azadi, but never did he transverse the path of secession in the right spirit due to lack of support from the people. The people were more concerned about earning their living rather than bother about azadi.
    On the other hand the life of politicians across the border in Pakistan depended solely on the passion they ignited on Kashmir. They used every possible medium – Pakistan Television, Radio Pakistan & Azad Kashmir Radio, Tiralkand & Muzaraffabad and to some extend the local vernacular press to inculcate the seeds of azadi in Kashmiries. In April 1988, it took a historical maneuver by the very cunning General Zia-ul-Haq, the then military dictator of Pakistan, who devised a very realistic and viable plan to create instability and chaos in Kashmir. His doctrine named “OPERATION TOPAC” envisaged everything that Kashmir is passing through today. The situation created by Soviet occupation of Afghanistan ushered a God created opportunity for Zia to facilitate the fulfillment of his dream. What has happened to Kashmir would have never taken place without the intervention and connivance of Pakistan. If tomorrow Ms Roy’s dreams are realized and an independent Kashmir is formed, she should thank the genius of Gen Zia for sowing the seeds of secessionism in the Kashmiries.
    We the Kashmiri Hindus, have suffered the most through the years of bloodbath and anarchy. Yet we would not dare to think of separating Kashmir from our motherland – India. Had we been having the kind of blood that is running through Ms Roy, we would have very easily compromised our jingoism and perhaps would have not been at the receiving end of misery and hardship that has become part of our lives today.
    Would someone amongst us standup and make people like Ms Roy understand that every word spoken about Kashmir has got multifarious repercussions for the stakeholders and every word they speak has a bearing on the peace process that may be going on overtly or covertly in Delhi, Srinagar or Islamabad.

  5. R.Malathy said, on November 7, 2010 at 5:12 pm

    Arundhati Roy has no right to talk of giving up Kashmir. She has a Christian Mother Mary Roy. Mary Roy at the time of her love marriage to a Hindu planter in Bengal received her share of the property as dowry. Yet she waited till her fathers death and then put a case and claimed another share in the remaining property. She won the case against the Syrian Church which opposed giving of equal share of property to women. Why does not Arundhati Roy and her mother give their claim to patriachal and maternal property. Tell her to keep her Christian backyard clean before she tries to talks to us about lofty ideals of Christian Charity. Charity begins at home. We Hindus have been oppressed and blackmailed by Muslims for 300 years. We have given up Sind and Punjab and BanglaDesh. Maybe she thinks she can please her Muslim brethern and please the American Christians by obtaining seperate homeland for the Christians of the Northeast. Thus she can break up India into small small Hindu, Christian and Moslem states for she and her White Chrisitan friends know that unity is strength. India is emerging as a world power which her white christian friends do not like to accept. They all forget Jesus was a Jew which makes him neither of white or black race and he came to India to be enlightened. This calls the white Christian supremacy into question. Hinduism and its philosphy was the key stone for Jesus and the religion he preached.

  6. vipin kaul said, on November 8, 2010 at 6:31 pm

    to hell with arundhati,let us have our territorial councils

  7. Muhammad Hamid said, on February 6, 2015 at 3:57 pm

    I fully support Ms.Roy of her commits on Kashmir . India should except the resolution of UN on Kashmir .After that Pakistan will support India for his wish to take permanent status in UN.

    • Rushabh Patel said, on April 8, 2015 at 1:37 pm

      Go to Hell Hamid…..Because Azad Kashmir= Hell.

  8. Muhammad Hamid said, on April 8, 2015 at 3:43 pm

    I am sorry to you Indian, because i cannot understand why you Indian always in anger then anyone commits on Kashmir real settlements.The Indian held Kashmir is disputed territory between Pakistan and India according to UN .So my dear Patel always use polite language if you want share your commits .
    Look the reality and then decide

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