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Re: Kashmir : a different perspective



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Date: Fri, 7 Jan 2000 06:57:46 -0500

Well said, Umesh, more power to your pen!

Ram Narayanan

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From: Tiwari, Umesh K <UKTiwari@pcgb.com>
To: <debate@indiapolicy.org>
Sent: Thursday, January 06, 2000 9:37 AM
Subject: Kashmir : a different perspective


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> http://indiapolicy.org/lists/india_policy/1999/Dec/msg00042.html
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> Except for the fact that "free and fair plebiscite" is impossible, cuz who
> do you ask to vote when most of peace loving pundits have been thrown out,
> most locals are under constant threat from the anti-social militants from
> across the border.
> It may look like a simple solution for you, but think about placing
yourself
> on the ground of Kashmir as a helpless citizen who is not able to express
> himself not because there is no talk of plebiscite, but simply because
> Pakistan and Pakistan trained Jehadi's don't want you to speak.
> How do you explain the decision of plebiscite to thousands of those who
call
> themselves Indians and trusted India to be on their side when they face
such
> trouble at their own home?
> No, plebiscite is not going to work now, or ever, cuz the basic condition
in
> which plebiscite was agreed to was violated by Pakistan from the very
> beginning by not vacating the occupied territory and completely changing
its
> demography by exporting people from Northwest Frontier Province and
> elsewhere.Now they are engaged in doing the same on the Indian side of
> Kashmir by exporting Arab, Afghani and Pakistani Nationals. Do you want
> these people to vote in the Plebiscite and take away a piece of our
> motherland?
>
> Umesh
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