|Early Times Report|
Jammu, Apr 20: With day for the commencement of annual Amarnath Yatra is approaching, the so-called social groups with the connivance of some self-styled environmentalists have started vicious campaign against annual pilgrimage to create hurdles like previous years. On the one hand, militants and other groups have stepped up violence in the Valley ahead of the Amarnath Yatra, some so-called groups have started raising environmental issue to put up pressure on the government to curb the Yatra.
Today the so-called Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society and one little known NGO has released a very derogatory reports and aim of this report is to hurt sentiments of millions and millions of people who have faith on Amarnath yatra.
Shockingly these so-called social organizations have submitted their reports when countdo
n for annual Amarnath Yatra has started. These organizations are trying to instigate people of Kashmir Valley against Yatra but the state government has not taken any strict against these so-called civil society members. Without caring for the emotions and sentiments of the devotees of Lord Shiva, these so-called civil society members have mentioned have demanded that there should be no security during the Yatra so that terrorists should strike at their will.
The Yatra underlines the undemocratic functioning of Indian rule in Kashmir and draws attention to issues of militarization, communal conflicts, resource monopolisation, and ecological devastation.
The report seeks to begin a critical enquiry into religious tourism and challenges the role of a constitutionally secular state in its promotion and sustenance. "The Yatra underlines the undemocratic functioning of Indian rule in Kashmir and draws attention to issues of militarization, communal conflicts, resource monopolisation, and ecological devastation", the report mentioned.