As we mark one year since the abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A we must reckon with how we have failed Kashmir.
While the Indian Constitution formally outlaws untouchability and its practice, caste continues to be a determining feature of independent India. Caste is everywhere.
Kashmir is not just densely occupied. It is thoroughly occupied. It is intricately occupied. It is omnipresently occupied. It is repeatedly occupied.
Drugs and addiction are fundamentally intertwined, and yet the word ‘addiction’ does not appear in the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (1985) of India