Current paradigm shift in J&K is in tune with the steady centralisation of the state since 2014 – By Christophe Jaffrelot
The manner in which the status of Jammu and Kashmir has been transformed is revealing of the political style of the Narendra Modi government, which does not try to build consensus but acts unilaterally in the name of ….
The present episode offers a good illustration of India’s journey towards an illiberal form of democracy as the government intends to amend the Constitution on the basis of a presidential order. But it has larger implications, as it may mark a turning point towards the making of an ethnic unitary state.
The Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill 2019 is the first legislation substantially affecting the Constitution since the BJP’s rise to power in 2014.… The present move is qualitatively different because the state commits itself to the making of a majoritarian nation.…
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