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The Raj at War: A People's History of India's Second World War
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Kashmir: Its Aborigines and their Exodus Rs.1,095.00/-

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Exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from Kashmir in 1989 was their seventh such exodus since the arrival of Islam in Kashmir in the fourteenth century. This was precipitated by the outbreak of Pakistan-sponsored insurgency across Kashmir Valley in 1989. The radical Islamists targeted Pandits - a minuscule community in Muslim dominated society creating enormous fear, panic and grave sense of insecurity. In the face of ruthless atrocities inflicted on them, the Pandits’ sole concern was ensuring their own physical safety and their resolve not to convert to Islam.

Over 350,000 Kashmiri Pandits were forced to flee en masse leaving their home and hearth. This was the single largest forced displacement of people of a particular ethnicity after partition of India.

Pandits’ travails did not end with the exodus. The obstructive and intimidating attitude of the State administration towards the Pandit refugees made their post-exodus existence even more miserable. The Government at the Centre too remained indifferent to their plight.

This book traces the Pandits’ economic and political marginalization in the State over the past six decades and covers in detail the events that led to their eventual exodus.

In the light of ethnic cleansing of Pandits from the Valley, the book also examines some critical issues so crucial to India’s survival as a multi-cultural, liberal and secular democracy.

Contents

Ancient Kashmir: A Brief Historical Sketch • Transition to Islam • Mughal and Afghan Period

Sikh and Dogra Rule • Land, its People and Communications • Kashmiri Pandits • Kashmiriyat

Genesis of Kashmir Problem and how it got Complicated: Events between 1931 and 1947 AD • Article 370

An Uneasy Truce • Gathering Storm • Pakistan’s Obsession with and Intervention in Kashmir

Pandits Targeted • Miltants Shed Kashmiri Pandit Blood • Exodus • Myths Perpetuated to Justify Violence

Aftermath of Exodus • Return and Rehabilitation • Critical Issues

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Author: Col Tej K Tikoo, Ph.D
ISBN: 9781935501343
Pages: 680
Features: HB
Current Reviews: 6
This product was added to our catalog on Monday 05 November, 2012.
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