What is the problem in Kashmir now?

Further unrest in the region erupted after the 2019 Pulwama attack. According to scholars, Indian forces have committed many human rights abuses and acts of terror against the Kashmiri civilian population, including extrajudicial killing, rape, torture, and enforced disappearances.

What is the current status of J&K?

A resolution to repeal Article 370 was passed by both the houses of the Parliament of India in August 2019. At the same time, a reorganisation act was also passed, which would reconstitute the state into two union territories, Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. The reorganisation took effect from 31 October 2019.

Can Article 370 be brought back?

However, in October 2015, the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir ruled that the Article 370 cannot be “abrogated, repealed or even amended.” It explained that the clause (3) of the Article conferred power to the State’s Constituent Assembly to recommend to the President on the matter of the repeal of the Article.

When did Kashmir curfew start?

The lockdown officially started on 5 August 2019, following the revocation of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir via the scrapping of Article 370 and Article 35A of the Indian constitution and subsequent introduction of the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019.

Is Kashmir safe?

Stone-pelting, gun fights and any other violence rarely occur in main tourist areas like Srinagar Dal Lake, Gulmarg, Pahalgam or Sonmarg. Tourists are absolutely safe in Kashmir. Jammu and Kashmir is one of the states where there is zero crime record against tourists.

Who owned Kashmir originally?

In 1846, after the Sikh defeat in the First Anglo-Sikh War, the Treaty of Lahore was signed and upon the purchase of the region from the British under the Treaty of Amritsar, the Raja of Jammu, Gulab Singh, became the new ruler of Kashmir.

Who drafted Article 370?

Ayyangar was the chief drafter of Article 370 which granted local autonomy to the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

How many Indian army killed Kashmiris?

At least 22 people were killed in clashes between militants and Indian security troops. Summary of year: This year 1,296 civilians, 175 police and 1,630 militants were killed in violence in Kashmir….Chronology for Kashmiris in India.

Publisher Minorities at Risk Project
Publication Date 2004

Is Kashmir safe in 2020?

What is the situation in Kashmir in India?

An Indian Central Reserve Police Force officer patrols on an empty street in Srinigar during a lockdown on the first anniversary of the revocation of Kashmir’s autonomy. (Danish Ismail/Reuters) By Sameer Lalwani August 5, 2020|UpdatedAugust 5, 2020 at 12:49 p.m. EDT By Sameer Lalwani August 5, 2020|UpdatedAugust 5, 2020 at 12:49 p.m. EDT Share

What was the death toll in Jammu and Kashmir?

Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday had recorded its biggest single-day spike of 3,832 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the infection tally to 1,79,915, while a record 47 fatalities in the 24-hour-period raised the death toll to 2330.

Who is present Home Minister of Jammu and Kashmir?

The meeting — the first such exercise since the Centre announced the abrogation of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status and its bifurcation into union territories in August 2019 — is likely to be attended by Union Home Minister Amit Shah and other central leaders.

Where is the village in Jammu and Kashmir?

The village is located around 50 kms south of Srinagar city. Speaking to reporters upon their return from Delhi after attending an all-party meet convened by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Jammu and Kashmir, Farooq said he would hold discussions with his party leaders and PAGD constituents before making any further statement on the meeting.