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A dark day in Indian democracy – Divide & Rule | J&K

A dark day in Indian democracy – Divide & Rule | J&K

Law, Society
In the words of Late Legend Justice V.R.Krishna Iyer, the opportunist political provocateurs with their rattling propaganda and mis-informative instigation has distorted separatist sickness and generated chauvinist indignation in the Valley. Centuries with a bond of common history, civilization, distinctiveness, inimitable demography - Jammu and Kashmir is a heritage. The partition of Indian sub-continent is embarked in the Government of India Act 1935, the 3rd June 1947 Agreement and the Indian Independence Act 1947. The princely ‘State of J&K’ was a sovereign State since Independence. The Accession Instrument of 26 October 1947 explicitly affirmed that nonentity would influence the dominion and the independence of the Ruler within or over J&K. The Ruler is duly elected by
Philosophical foundations of political India – Essays in political philosophy

Philosophical foundations of political India – Essays in political philosophy

Society
-Ben Geoffrey        Genealogy of the State The basis of the state is that man is born a social animal and left to himself he is not self sufficing as Aristotle explains “The proof that the state is a creation of nature and prior to the individual is that the individual, when isolated, is not self-sufficing; and therefore he is like a part in relation to the whole. But he who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a beast or a god: he is no part of a state.” Since this article itself is concerning Indian political philosophical foundations, it is fitting to quote a prominent Indian thinker who has influenced many Indians in his life and thought, Swami Vivekananda says “I am thoroughly convinced that no individual or n
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