Manu Khajuria
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English   |   Bangla

She is a community worker and freelance writer seeking answers with special focus on Dogras and the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

POLITICS

 |   3-minute read

Article 370 gave corruption and cruelty only: Kashmir made slaves of us Dogras and Jammu. This tyranny had to end

Kashmir's leaders ruined their region with militancy, were cruelly indifferent to Ladakh and totally oppressive to Jammu. It's time for that to change and us Dogras to regain our voice.

POLITICS

 |   11-minute read

July 13, 1931: Not Martyrs Day but Black Day for the Hindu narrative in Jammu and Kashmir

On this day in 1931, Kashmir saw a revolt against the Dogra royals and Hindus. The day has been spun to represent Martyrs Day, commemorating Muslims storming a prison, forgetting the truth.

VOICES

 |   8-minute read

Article 35A violates the rights of J&K women. Why is the world of celebrity feminists silent?

Many Kashmiris have Pakistani wives who attained state subject rights upon marriage, as did their children. But J&K women who married non state people lost all their rights.

POLITICS

 |   7-minute read

On Pakistan's 'Kashmir Solidarity Day', how the voices of Dogras and Kashmiri Pandits were ignored

Pakistan claims concern and care for the people of Kashmir. Then why is it so afraid to even hear what the Dogras and KPs have to tell it?

POLITICS

 |   8-minute read

Pulwama deaths are utterly tragic. But alongside civilians, an army jawan was also killed. Has he been forgotten already?

Kashmir has a long history of violence sparked by clashes between civilians and armed forces during encounters. To stop this nightmare, we must heed this history. Otherwise, we will simply keep repeating it.

VARIETY

 |   7-minute read

A look at Jammu region where feminine power is worshipped

Dogras practise the timeless concepts of equality and respect for their women folk.

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

J&K: Children of a lesser god

The important dynamics between children and the social environment cannot be undermined.

VOICES

 |   10-minute read

It is the Kashmiri who has turned anti-Kashmir

Kashmiriyat might be breathing feebly its last in individuals, but collectively it has died a gory death.

POLITICS

 |   8-minute read

Fear rules Jammu as Centre and state government ignore crisis

The lack of a sincere hearing followed by corrective steps has created a huge trust deficit.

POLITICS

 |   9-minute read