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2019-08-05 India-Pakistan
Indian Kashmir Dissolved.
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Posted by Fred 2019-08-05 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [537 views ]  Top
 File under: Govt of Pakistain Proxies 

#1 Announced - the special status to be dropped, Ladakh to be a separate unit. Statehood removed, now to be federally administered.
Posted by 3dc 2019-08-05 02:30||   2019-08-05 02:30|| Front Page Top

#2  Jammu and Kashmir latest updates: Article 370 to be scrapped. This dissolves Kashmir's Statehood
Posted by 3dc 2019-08-05 02:48||   2019-08-05 02:48|| Front Page Top

#3 Does this rip up the Simla Agreement too?
Posted by 3dc 2019-08-05 03:27||   2019-08-05 03:27|| Front Page Top

#4 [Twitter] F. Jeffery
@Natsecjeff
Okay, I'm also hearing that Pakistan Army has called Corps Commanders meeting. So that on Pakistani side is likely Pakistani military leadership headed for the meeting.
Indian NSA Ajit Doval reportedly headed to Kashmir. Kashmiri leaders to remain under house arrest. #Kashmir #India (link
Posted by 3dc 2019-08-05 05:49||   2019-08-05 05:49|| Front Page Top

#5 I can have that summer home now.

Next step will be entry of Indian businesses into kashmir, property sales and residentials just like any other state, and removal of 'muslim dominated' tag from the legislature. Elections will be held in two union territories of Jammu and Kashmir separately, so islamist whims announced by masjids will no longer be taken as democratic consensus.

After that comes the restoration of hindus that were driven out from the state, opening of churches that the JUD closed down, the schools that were burnt. There must remain no more muslim majority regions in India.

Move welcomed by all of India, cutting off the legs of the separatist factions and bringing the decades old Kashmir problem to the beginning of a solution.
Posted by Dron66046 2019-08-05 06:17||   2019-08-05 06:17|| Front Page Top

#6 This is an extremely positive development. I've only met around a dozen Kashmiri, but every single one of them was arrogant and obnoxious. It is way past time for them to be taken down a notch.

So, Dron66046, I'll be in New Delhi for the month of October. If you're in the vicinty we could have a Burgfest on the sub continent.
Posted by Pheregum Unusoting6066 2019-08-05 07:29||   2019-08-05 07:29|| Front Page Top

#7  The BBC’s take on the subject
Posted by 3dc 2019-08-05 09:55||   2019-08-05 09:55|| Front Page Top

#8 
Posted by 3dc 2019-08-05 10:02||   2019-08-05 10:02|| Front Page Top

#9 from [Twitter]: Seen on the leaked document from #AmitShah's agenda the last point with EAM (external affairs minister) visible has been put into effect as the MEA Briefs P5 Nations, US, UK, China, France And Russia, On The Scrapping of #Article370
Posted by 3dc 2019-08-05 10:35||   2019-08-05 10:35|| Front Page Top

#10 Kawanzaa holiday shopping imperiled. Price of sweaters to soon drastically rise. Orange Man to be blamed.
Posted by Besoeker 2019-08-05 10:36||   2019-08-05 10:36|| Front Page Top

#11 Betcha the Paleo leadership is sweating. "They can do that? Just like that? What if the perfidious Juice were to...?"
Posted by SteveS 2019-08-05 11:38||   2019-08-05 11:38|| Front Page Top

#12 

Unlike federal governments, a Union territory is administered directly by the central govt. While it can have legislative assemblies, the police and courts no longer answer to local govt. Also, the center can make any laws applicable to any state list subjects without consulting the representatives. Kashmir's administrators and local leaders thought they could enjoy the best of both worlds; procuring development budgets from the center and protection against prosecution from their special status. They became a bunch of cyclical autocrats The half of them are stooges of the Jamaats in the 'Stain. The other half are opportunist bastards of the leftist variety. who profiteered for decades from this bugbear.


All the dethroned dynasts and Pak sycophants. Some are in jail, couldn't make it to the 'garden protest'.

The division down the middle is another strategic move suggested for years by the military, to have separate commands in the occasion of a two pronged attack, against China. The war will be paced differently on both sides due to terrain and enemy capabilities and a single Northern Command will be hard pressed to run it. Also, Ladakh is primarily buddhist but the rising muslim influx has to be curbed. The population there needs only economic welfare, jobs and education. Plans are in motion to that effect. I think heavier military presence and BMD platforms, an airbase may be in the works.

Sure, 6066. Remind me when you're coming and we'll make a plan.
Posted by Dron66046 2019-08-05 12:47||   2019-08-05 12:47|| Front Page Top

#13 I thought all of Kashmir belonged to India since the original partition of the subcontinent into a Hindu state (India) and a terrorist Muslim state (Pakistan). What changed?
Posted by jpal 2019-08-05 18:25||   2019-08-05 18:25|| Front Page Top

#14 Chairman Foreign Affairs Committee in the Pakistani Senate, Senator
@Mushahid
says that Indian govt has "buried the Shimla Agreement" with its move on Jammu Kashmir.
Posted by 3dc 2019-08-05 22:14||   2019-08-05 22:14|| Front Page Top

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18:46 Fred
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