Ever since November 26, 2020, when over 200,000 farmers marched to Delhi, protesting farmers have been camping on the borders of Delhi, blocking highways into and out of the national capital. Farmers’ main demand is the repeal of the three farm laws that the Modi government introduced in September 2020, which ease the way for big capital in agriculture.
I am a few kilometers away from the Indian occupied part of Jammu Kashmir. I can directly contact any part of the world, but not my own home state of Jammu Kashmir whose inhabitants are living under constant curfew since 5th of August 2019, when the Indian premier Narendra Modi autocratically abrogated autonomic status of Jammu Kashmir
August 5 2019 proved to be a dark day in the history of Kashmir, the consequences of which will unfold and shape lives for decades to come. The newly re-elected Modi led Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) government in India introduced a bill to revoke Article 370 and Article 35A of the Indian Constitution which allowed greater federal autonomy to the state of Jammu & Kashmir.
İktidardaki BJP ve onun lideri Başbakan Narendra Modi’nin küresel ölçekte gözlemlenen sağa ve faşizme doğru kayma konusunda Türkiye, Brezilya, Macaristan ve ABD’den aşağı kalır bir yanı yok. Bu bakımdan seçimlerin Hindistan sınırlarının ötesinde sonuçlar doğuracağı söylenebilir.
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