Kunan PoshPora Mass Rape: ‘Justice Delayed is Justice Denied’ Painful 27 years
By: Sheikh Minhaj Larvi
SRINAGAR: Where, New Delhi is claiming Kashmir as integral part of India, on an another hand massacre’s like Kunan and Poshpora is a black stain on democracy and commitments too.
The so called integral part is covered with the men in uniform with arms and ammunition on every next footstep.
As everyone even rulers of the Indian states are well aware that men in uniform were involved and crossed every era of barbarism in Kunan and Poshpora, why is everyone mum on the issue and culprits are moving freely with an open hand, what does the silence define?
A pre planned programme for suppression of Kashmiris, State sponsored terrorism or a military State.
If New Delhi justify Kashmir as crown of India in statements, then why the said crown is occupied on the barrel of guns, and why Kashmir is under the occupation of more than 8 lakh armed forces, which ruined the crown instead of decoration.
It was February 23 1991, when the unit of Indian Army launched a search and an interrogation operation in the twin villages of Kunan and Poshpora, located in Kashmir’s remote district Kupwara. The said operation passed terrorizing and painful over the population of villages.
Men were dragged, humiliated, tortured and pulled out of their shelters in coldest nights of winter, while as women and minor girls of the villages were beaten to the pulp and raped mercilessly, even the culprits didn’t let go the pregnant women of the area.
As per the reports and investigations more than 150 females were beaten and raped and were chopped down to knees, while as men of villages were tied and tortured under the gun targets.
27 years, passed, still the population of the villages are suffering from the same pain, few among the women are still curing and are under treatment for the injuries they got during that painful torture. But unfortunately none of the investigations passed fruitful since now.
Neutralizing millitants on daily basis is not the solution, but time is to introspect the very basic issues like Kunan and Poshpora incident, which examined anger, resentment against India and created opposition and ruckus in Kashmir time and again.
The wailing mother’s and sisters of Kunan and Poshpora are still waiting and demanding Justice with open and wet eyes from last 27 years, as dozens and heaps of documentaries were framed on the incident and our political Giants are selling out the issue for their political mileage instead of addressing and investigation.
There is no one who took a stand and demanded Justice and investigation within a calculated time sincerely.
If New Delhi is claiming Kashmir as atoot ang and crown of india, they should reinvestigate the issue with proper formalities and on true, humanitarian basis and send culprits behind the bars.
Through an article here, I demand rehearing of the case and Justice for the victims and request the civil societies, intellectual, social and political class of the state that raise your voice to demand Justice with unity, because “JUSTICE DELAYED IS JUSTICE DENIED” and that denial can be costly for each and every segment of our society in upcoming time.
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