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Jammu Kashmir Sankalp Divas Parliament Resolution 1994

  • By Dr Gautam Mengi
    The Parliament of Republic of India Unanimously resolved on 22nd February 1994 that:-
    (a) The State of Jammu & Kashmir has been, is and shall be an integral part of India and any attempts to separate it from the rest of the country will be resisted by all necessary means.
    (b) India has the will and capacity to firmly counter all designs against its unity, sovereignty and territorial integrity.
    and demands that:
    (c) Pakistan must vacate the areas of the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir, which they have occupied through aggression; and resolves that –
    (d) All attempts to interfere in the internal affairs of India will be met resolutely.”
    The resolution was firm and unanimous and therefore voice of the Nation. Partition of India by the British was a punishment and curse on the Nation inflicted by the retreating British Military But declaration of unilateral ceasefire and decision to stop the advancing Indian Army and preventing retrieval of our own territories was inflicted by our own National leadership in connivance with the British and leaders of J & K State namely Pt. Nehru, Lord Mountbatten and Sheikh Mohd. Abdullah.
    Today, we cannot go back in time and reverse the clock but the nation has to think of ways and means to undo the aggression by Pakistan . Some people think that Borders cannot be redrawn and advocate accepting ‘Line of Control’ as International Border .Such people lack the courage and suffer from inertia. If Jews can get Homeland Israel after a thousand years of exile and if Berlin wall can be demolished and East and west Germany can unite. Jammu Kashmir can also be restored to its pristine glory with borders touching Afghanistan Soviet Russia Tazakistan and China.
    In order to reunite Gilgit, Baltistan Mirpur, Kotli and Mujjfrabad some concrete efforts will be required ,mere resolution will not suffice, even though the 1994 resolution by the Nation is a good beginning.
    1) First of all the Nation needs to know that 1,20,747 Sq. KM.of J & K State is occupied by the enemy. The Geography and the original boundaries of the state need to be highlighted
    2) Secondly ,there is need to educate and arouse love of their land amongst the following suffering displaced persons.
    a) Displaced persons from Pakistan occupied Jammu and Kashmir now living in J & K and outside are about 12 lac. They migrated after tribal attacks from Mujjfrabad ,Mirpur,Kotli Bhimber,Deva batala and also from Gilgit Baltistan .They were not given the refugee status and were named displaced persons.
    b) Internally displaced Kashmiri Pandits and Sikhs from Kashmir valley are about four lac. They left their home and hearth after terrorism and communal hatered gripped Kashmir Valley in 1990.
    c) About 5764 families from west Pakistan took refuge in Jammu after Partition. Their present population is about 2.5 lac.
    3) Thirdly, the people living under illegal occupation of Pakistan are deprived of their democratic rights. POJK is Ruled by Rules of Business. There is no freedom of expression. No press freedom, Pakistan is bent upon changing demography of Gilgit Baltistan by flooding in people from other areas. There is need to connect with these groups of population and support their aspirations and human rights.
    4) And finally, military intervention will be required to get back the lost territories.
    Today is the day to remind our national and the State leadership to wake up and accept the challenge to regain the lost territories and the people which were our own only some time ago.

(The author is former President Jammu Kashmir Study Centre).

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The Paradox of Invoking Ambedkar Ideology To Celebrate British Victory Over Peshwas

 

By his speech in the Constituent Assembly, Dr.Ambedkar made it clear that he would have nothing to do with any force trying to divide the country on the name of caste, creed or political party. Yet the paradox is that groups who invoke Ambedkar’s “ideology” to promote the very opposite of what he said !

It is sad that even children are not spared in this political game..Watch this video (received over whatsapp) of a small boy stating he is carrying stones to attack the Marathas who have attacked us. He says he has come to Pune inspired by Dr.Ambedkar !! The paradox is that Dr.Ambedkar clearly opposed all forms of anarchy To see small children as tools in a political game is reprehensible.

 

Ambedkar on Shivaji battle

 

It is not that India was never an independent country. The point is that she once lost the independence she had. Will she lost it a second time? It is this thought which makes me most anxious for the future. What perturbs me greatly is the fact that not only India has once before lost her independence, but she lost it by the infidelity and treachery of some of her own people. In the invasion of Sind by Mahommed-Bin-Kasim, the military commanders of King Dahar accepted bribes from the agents of Mahommed-Bin-Kasim and refused to fight on the side of their King. It was Jaichand who invited Mahommed Gohri to invade India and fight against Prithvi Raj and promised him the help of himself and the Solanki Kings. When Shivaji was fighting for the liberation of Hindus, the other Maratha noblemen and the Rajput Kings were fighting the battle on the side of Moghul Emperors. When the British were trying to destroy the Sikh Rulers, Gulab Singh, their principal commander sat silent and did not help to save the Sikh Kingdom. In 1857, when a large part of India had declared a war of independence against the British, the Sikhs stood and watched the event as silent spectators.

Will history repeat itself? It is this thought which fills me with anxiety.

Read Full speech of Dr.Ambedkar in Constituent Assembly

 

AMbedkar Sivaji Telugu

Constitution, Armed Forces and RSS Keep India Safe – Justice K.T.Thomas

“If asked why people are safe in India, I would say that there is a Constitution in the country, there is democracy, there are the armed forces, and fourthly the RSS is there.” said Justice Thomas in a program in Kerala. He was speaking as the Chief guest at the valedictory program of the Prathmik Siksha Varga ( Instructors Training camp ) of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh at Kottayam, Kerala.
Justice KT Thomas is a former judge of the Supreme Court of India and one of the most respected judges.

Justice Thomas appreciated the Sangh for imparting discpline and sense of patriotism to protect the country. He said, “If asked why people are safe in India, I would say that there is a Constitution in the country, there is democracy, there are the armed forces, and fourthly the RSS is there.
What prompts me to say is that the RSS had worked against the Emergency. The RSS’s strong and well-organised work against the Emergency had reached then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi…. She understood that it could not go (on for) long.”
“If an organisation has to be given credit for freeing the country from the Emergency, I would give that to the RSS.

“The word “Hindu” in fact connotes the culture of Hindustan. In the past, Hindustan had inspired everyone, now that word has been set apart for the RSS and the BJP.” he said. Speaking on the topic of Secularism, Justice Thomas said that the Constitution has not defined secularism. “The minorities use secularism for their protection, but the concept of secularism is much more than that. It means that dignity of every individual should be protected. The dignity of a person should be seen above partisan approach, influences and activities,” he said. Secularism he said, is not to protect religion.
He said, “In the Constitution, religion has the fifth position —fundamental right of religion should come only below an individual’s fundamental rights.”

Stating that India is the only country which has a commission for minorities, Thomas said the section of minorities has not been defined in the Constitution. But the concept of minority in India is based on religious belief and population size, he said. “Minorities feel insecure only when they start demanding rights which the majority segments don’t have,” he said.

In the past, Justice Thomas had said that he became an admirer of the RSS in 1979 when he was posted as district judge of Kozhikode, adding that simple living and high thinking was its hallmark. “I am a Christian. I was born as a Christian and practise that religion. I am a church-going Christian. But I have also learnt many things about RSS,” he had then said.

He had also called to end the smear campaign on RSS by some motivated sections.  

 

Semitic religions do not have the vastness of Hinduism – KK Muhammed

The renowned scholar and researcher of historical and archaeological,K K Muhammed said,”Hindu extremism is just an allegation without a merit. Semitic religions do not have the vastness of Hinduism. Hindu extremism is a term coined to inflate individual instances and added that it was high time Semitic religions stopped their extreme and radical views. There is a planned stand and effort by some to ridicule Hinduism scandalizing it under the label of extremism in order to build a cultural defense against their own religions.

He added that even the Godhra carnage and Akhlaq carnage are the consequence of situation-based reaction and not organized ones, and noted the continuity of this country as secular itself is due to Hindus being a majority.

Source : JanamTV