The Rise of New Militancy in Kashmir: Backlash of Indian Policies in IoJ&K

A new rise of insurgencies in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir has become phenomenal in recent years. The increase in the number of these groups and recruitments can be attributed to the current Indian government’s attitude and policies. Since 2014, when BJP came into power, unrest has risen. Steps taken by BJP Government have initiated a new wave of civil unrest in IOJ&K. This report provides a brief account of the current regime’s policies and their administrative approaches that are leading IOJ&K to become a pool of locally bred militant insurgency.

India Kashmir War

What’s with the New Militancy in Kashmir

The Indian former Intelligence Bureau Director A. S. Dulat warned, “The calm appears deceptive.” This seasonal expert was veracious in sensing the emerging trend of militancy in Kashmir followed the decrease in 2013. There was a turning situation where a unique form of militant insurgency emerged after the evocation of autonomy provisions by abrogating Article 370 and 35A. It seriously triggered the concern of India regarding the new form of militancy.