Political, economic and cultural news from the state of Jammu & Kashmir.
J&K's Stateless People
At the time of partition which was followed by tribal invasion, more than 7000 families crossed to this side of the LoC and International Border from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir and the then Western Pakistan. Later on, during Indo-Pak wars of 1965 and 1971, nearly 10,000 families got dislocated from 47 villages of Chhamb area. The families who had to migrate on various occasions since 1947. Read Excerpts from Parliamentary Report Here
In truth everything and everyone
Is a shadow of the Beloved,
And our seeking is His seeking
And our words are His words...
We search for Him here and there,
while looking right at Him.
Sitting by His side, we ask:
'O Beloved, where is the Beloved?'
Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi
Jammu Shuts To Protest AIIMS For Kashmir
Date: 25 April 2015
A shutdown was observed in Jammu against government's plan to setup All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) in the Kashmir Valley. According to reports received, the call for shutdown was given by Jammu Chambers of Commerce and Industries and was supported by traders, transporters, rightwing Hindu organizations and mainstream political parties including National Conference, Congress and Panthers Party. Reports said all the shops, commercial establishments, schools and colleges were shut in the city while transport was also off the roads. The shutdown was also observed in Kathua, Udhampur and Samba.
[courtesy: Kashmir Observer]
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