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Kashmir - Towards Insurgency
Kashmir - Towards Insurgency

Kashmir - Towards Insurgency

by Balraj Puri

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Language

English

Publisher

Orient Longman

ISBN

8125006249 - Year: 1995 - Pages: 124

Binding

Paperback

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Author: Balraj Puri
Publisher: Orient Longman
Year: 1995
Language: English
Pages: 124
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8125006249

Description

This important tract is essential reading for anyone who is concerned with the future of Kashmir, and with the problem of regionalism, communalism and terrorism.

This work attempts to understand the nature and historical roots of the insurgency in Kashmir. It traces the complicated history of the early years after independence when the stability of Kashmir was the subject of intense debate, and examines the process through which the emotional ties between Kashmir and the rest of the country were eroded and basis of secular and democratic politics in the region were weakened. As the Indian state lost its legitimacy, militant groups gained popular support.

This tract attempts to understand the logic of terrorism and secession and reflects on the ways in which such forces can be politically contained and democratic processes of Kashmir be re-introduced.

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