Pandit Nehru as the top leader of Indian Independence movement exhorted and advised the Kashmiri Pandits at a mammoth gathering at Sheetal-nath grounds to join, reinforce and strengthen the so-called nationalist forces obviously for empowerment of a culture model with its of-betrayed perverse proclivity of maligning, persecuting, converting and liquidating non-Muslim ethnic groups. India as an ancient-land with its catholic ethos was not only a subject of discovery, but was a source material for authentic study and guidance to resolve outstanding problems and issues left over from history for purposes of shaping and mending the future political and demographical map of India with an overriding accent on its organic unity. In Kashmir Nehru's attempt was to gain that raison detre which he had lost in the domain of Hindu-Muslim relations. The Hindu-Muslim conflict as a sordid legacy from history with its sharpened face led to a damaging cleavage when Muslims motivated by their culture model spurning broad demands of nationalism opted for a separate homeland. What happened in Kashmir was the continuation of the same conflict under a feigned secular facade till such time Muslims would fight out the Hindu remnants in their practices and thinking contours for a fundamentalist orientation and undergo rapid economic and educational regeneration from torpid poverty and illiteracy with lavish and generous Indian fundings under a constitutionally crafted dispensation hegemonised over by Muslims deft in the art of black-mailing and then opt out on the contrivance of the same thesis of Muslim majority complexion of the state with threats from the Hindu majority of India. That Nehru had thoroughly evaluated the religious persecution carried out to the limits of genocide in Kashmir is not buttressed by his advice to the Pandits to join the forces of treacherous nationalism which had a besmeared face of communalism and religious antagonism.
NEHRU'S ADVICE TO THE KASHMIRI PANDITS
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