The Modi government has taken some really bold and revolutionary decisions, most important amongst them are the banning of Triple Talaaq and now the latest one- doing away with Article 370 of the constitution.
While the decision on Triple Talaaq would give a long overdue relief of our Muslim sisters, who were constantly facing injustice in the name of religious provisions, while this is not happening even the so called Muslim countries. I hope this provision would work as an effective deferent and the inhuman treatment done with the ladies would come to an end or reduced to minimum.
Now the legislation done on Jammu and Kashmir, it had been the desire of not only the great leaders of BJP like Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherji, Vajpayee Ji etc. but also of the great architect of our constitution – Dr, B.R.Ambedkar Ji, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Ji etc.
This provision was not in favor of anybody, neither the people of Jammu and Kashmir, nor India as a nation, or anybody as such. It is said that great men also make great mistakes. This was no doubt a great mistake committed by Late. Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru, like a few others. Dr. Ambedkar or the great unifier of India Sardar Patel never wanted and it was made applicable through a presidential order and was never a proper piece of legislation. Pt. Nehru did it to please some people like Abdullahs and Muftis, who would never become a true nationalist, their only aim was that that supremacy may never be challenged in Kashmir.
It has been the regular thing in J&K that enormous funds were being released from centre but there was no impact seen on the ground of these funds. Not only that big amounts of money were being paid, spent on separatist leaders who would never stand with India since they were getting big funds from Pakistan also.
It was a very unpleasant situation that every Friday we witnessed Pakistani and ISIS flags being raised outside Mosques in Kashmir, since the forces did not have powers to search there. Further the cases of corruption could also not come to light, investigated since anti-corruption laws, RTI etc. were not applicable there due to these provisions. There have been many shameful incidents happening there, like the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits, they were asked to leave their ladies and run from there overnight.
The only beneficiary of these provisions were the separatists and some local political families, whose sons and daughter study outside India, they have acquired big properties and they have been using the local unemployed youth to throw stones on Indian forces against a payment of a hundred to five hundred Rupees per day.
It was a very pathetic scene that we witnessed that our Jawans are teased and slapped by those paid goons, stones being thrown on our forces in a part of our great countries.
Those getting the benefits of this unholy provision presented it as a condition of integration of J&K with India, while it was never so. Further there was great injustice being done to the Jammu and Ladakh regions.
Those reaping the fruits of these provisions kept challenging the centre that you can’t dare to change this provision and it is really a daring decision made by the centre and I am very much hopeful that it would be a milestone in the history of democratic India, would crush terrorism there and both the Union Territories J&K and Ladakh would develop fast in the changed circumstances.
I really feel that the Modi government deserves appreciation on this bold and well considered decision.
This is my humble submission on the #IndiSpire prompt- Share your ideas on recent change in Article 370 #article370 .
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