Charging Kashmiri students at AMU with sedition may sound quite ordinary in the current atmosphere of hate and terror in India. This vehicle of terror and hate is driven by the engine of historic vengeance, and a virulent nationalism. There is virtue in this evil.
If some Kashmiri students at AMU are accused of offering funeral prayers for a Kashmir militant, who was a campus mate just some months back, it is a, opportunity for this hate driven regime to act. It is another matter whether they offered prayers, or expressed grief in some manifest form. Indian politics, and the state it now runs, has turned into a psychopath justifying madness by invoking history, national interest, and religion.
But looking from Kashmir. an incident like charging Kashmiri students with sedition has grave implications. Let us presume, the students offered funeral prayers for their former colleague, who happened to join armed resistance, and died fighting the state forces in Kashmir. Read More