5 questions for Rajnath Singh on Kashmiriyat

Right after his perfunctory tweet condemning the attack on Amarnath Yatris as a “cowardly act of terror” (is there any other kind?),  Home Minister Rajnath Singh praised the “spirit of Kashmiriyat” for being very much alive as he claimed the people of Kashmir had ‘strongly condemned’ the terror attack.

We ask the Home Minister to answer these 5 simple questions for us –

  • Is this Kashmiriyat alive when large groups of civilians routinely gather at encounter sites and pelt stones at security forces, to enable trapped jihadi terrorists to escape?
  • Was this Kashmiriyat alive when Kashmir valley erupted in anger over the J&K government’s recent move to grant identity cards (they would still remain non-state subjects, mind you) to West Pakistan Hindu refugees who have been languishing for 70 years in the state without citizenship rights, a right to vote in state polls, or a rehabilitation package?
  • Was this Kashmiriyat alive last year when in the wake of terrorist Burhan Wani’s death, blood-thirsty mobs pelting stones besieged transit camps of Kashmiri Pandits in Hawl, Vessu and Mattan?
  • Was this Kashmiriyat alive in 2008 when Kashmir erupted in violent protests over an agreement to transfer a mere 99 acres of valley forest land to the Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB) to set up temporary shelters and facilities for Hindu pilgrims?
  • Finally, was this Kashmiriyat alive when Kashmiri Pandits were driven out from their homes in 1989/90, with things reaching a fever pitch on the night of January 19, 1990, as mobs of ordinary Muslims gathered in every street, whipped into a frenzy by slogans ringing out from mosque loudspeakers like ‘Asi gachchi Pakistan, Batao roas te Batanev san’ (We want Pakistan along with Hindu women, but without their men?) and ‘Kashmir mei agar rehna hai, Allah-O-Akbar kehna hai‘ (If you want to stay in Kashmir, you have to say Allah-O-Akbar)?

At least the PM shared prayers for the injured and spent some time thinking of those who lost their loved ones in the attack.

But the time for prayers and thoughts is long over – it is now time to act against the Islamist snakes living off the state in J&K, their masters across the border,and their enablers in the national capital.


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  • Anil Gupta

    Rajnath ji , be clear in your mind. Kashmiriyat is nothing but anither name for Islamiyat! This so called Kashmiriyat has expelled half million Kashmiri Pandits who were living there for generations.And is opposing their resettlement in a small corner of their Kashmir.Be brave.Learn to call a spade a spade.

    • Rajeev

      Increasingly Hindoo girls are eloping with Muslim boys and bjp rss is calling it love jihad. Instead of acknowledging that Hindoo girls have khans as their favorite Bollywood heros and like circumcised rough guys and don’t like bhagwa clad pot bellied bjp rss guys they have imaginary love jihad to blame.

  • sas_sarma

    Something should be done to liquidate terrorists, silence critics like Rahuls and Yechurys, throw out traitors living at the cost of national exchequer and take offensive steps instead of merely condemning the terrorists attack. You cannot delink Kashmiriyat and Nationalism and we should take care of Kashmiri pandits. The time has come to sack MLA in J&K, who has talked against Indian constitution forgetting that he has taken oath under the Indian Constitution.

    • Rajeev

      But look truth of the matter is that increasingly hindoo girls are eloping with circumcised rough guys. The important thing to remember here is the hindoo girls have fondness for circumcised rough boys.

  • Shiva

    If anyone STILL foolishly believes that LODI Sarkar is going to do anything at all to help Hindus, or act on A-370, UCC etc then please continue being fooled. Kashmir is a gone case. Why are they still treating the Hurriyats, Yasin Maliks, Farooq Dars as Jammai Rajas of Bharat? Why has LODI sarkar done ZERO to reign in anti Hindu LibTURDS, slam them with sedition for speaking against Hindus, India & Nationalists? None of the Indian governments have had the interest f the ‘Majority’ Hindus who are fast becoming a Minority in many parts of India.

    • Bhupendra Gandhi

      Then who do you think be a better PM, a better bet than PM Modi? Sonia, Rahul or even Lalu? Before we blame PM Modi, BJP, lets see how patriotic people of Bharat are. Have we joined BJP? NO? Then we can not blame any one but ourselves.Unless we all unite under BJP and put our own stamp on it, we have no right to complain. On one hand we support Congress, APP and worse Mamta who has ruined W. Bengal into a no go area for Hindus, then we grumble. Let us take our future in our own hand before we grumble.