Kashmir Woman Separatist Group Labeled As Militant Group

13 April 2008

Srinagar: The Indian home ministry in its report has labeled the woman separatist group in Kashmir, Dukhataran-e-Millas as 'militant group'. The Indian home ministry report says that 32 militant groups are operating in the violence hit-Kashmir. 'Of these groups, some are active, some semi-active while some others are inactive,' reveals the report. Surprisingly, among the 32 groups labeled as militant groups by the Indian home ministry report is the woman separatist group, Dukhtaran-e-Millat. The woman separatist group is an all woman religious group that has been demanding Kashmir's merger with Pakistan. The woman separatist group has also campaigned against immoral activities in Kashmir. The Indian Home Ministry report disclosed that most of the groups named in the list are engaged in secessionist activities, mostly armed and violent, either independently or with support from across the border, mostly in regions neighbouring Pakistan and China.