Apropos Uday Shanker’s writeup ‘leaderless Kashmir’ on july 13. It’s actually a sugar coated poison for the emotions of the people of Kashmir in which he suggests that present outrage in Kashmir against tyrannic Indian rule is the outburst of the lack of the jobs, roads, power and other infrastructural facilities. What a cruel joke with our sentiments. The theme of his writeup is that Kashmir is an economic issue, not a political problem. Give them jobs, better roads, power and they will not come on streets against his beloved country. Then the streets of Kashmir will not reverberate with anti-Indian slogans. But he is surely mistaken. I think he is viewing the problem of Kashmir through the prism of biased Indian media. He has made a heart rending statement that people of Kashmir place their needs above everything else. He has accused us of being materialistic. A 9 year old boy was killed by forces in Varmul recently. I want to ask him, what was he demanding; a government job for himself, macadamized roads for his village, 24 hour power supply, food or a model village. You must think.
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