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JAMMU REGIONAL MUSLIMS ORGANIZATION

Posted by Kashmir Portal on June 16, 2009

         POLICY STATEMENT

JAMMU REGIONAL MUSLIMS ORGANIZATION reiterates the objects and purposes of – defense of the religious identity, the human right and the constitutional rights of the Muslim community, protection of their life, property and dignity and the sanctity of their religious places, institutions and Wakf properties, the  development of their educational and economic status, their adequate representation in the political structure, public services, development outlay and welfare benefits – in short, their Empowerment.

The JAMMU REGIONAL MUSLIMS ORGANIZATION also reiterates its pledge to promote inter-religious harmony, tolerance, goodwill and fraternal relations among all communities of our multi-religious society.

The JAMMU REGIONAL MUSLIMS ORGANIZATION expresses its distress at the national situation today – the upsurge of chauvinism and fascism, the threat of assimilation of all diversities into uniformity, the widening economic gap between the rich and the poor, the steep rise in the price levels of the essential items of mass consumption, the persistent violation of human rights, the phenomenal rise in corruption, the brutal atrocities against the weaker sections, the rampant discrimination and the steady saffronisation of education and culture.
The JAMMU REGIONAL MUSLIMS ORGANIZATION advises the Muslim community, individually and collectively, to join hands with like-minded forces to save our Nation from disaster and take it in the right direction.

The JAMMU REGIONAL MUSLIMS ORGANIZATION reiterates its commitment to the democratic and secular order under the Constitution and to our glorious traditions of cultural synthesis, religious tolerance and social fraternization and takes note of the hidden agenda of the Sangh Parivar to convert the secular State progressively into a Hindu State and to destroy the basic ethos of our mother land.

The JAMMU REGIONAL MUSLIMS ORGANIZATION expresses its determination to resist their anti-national move in cooperation with other secular forces. In this context, the JAMMU REGIONAL MUSLIMS ORGANIZATION calls upon all secular forces to come together with a view to form a truly secular Government at the Centre and the states and assures them of the full support of the Muslim community in this task.

The JAMMU REGIONAL MUSLIMS ORGANIZATION records its deep apprehension that the minority rights shall be targeted in the current review of the Constitution and authorizes the President to monitor the progress of the review and to intervene to protect the Muslim interest, when considered necessary.

The JAMMU REGIONAL MUSLIMS ORGANIZATION reiterates the commitment of the Muslim community to accept the final judicial verdict on the Babari Masjid dispute but cautions the authorities against the plan of the Sangh Parivar to build the proposed Mandir on the Babari Masjid site, in defiance of the judicial orders.

The JAMMU REGIONAL MUSLIMS ORGANIZATION also records its firm rejection of any move to hand over the Babari Masjid site to the VHP through legislation.

The JAMMU REGIONAL MUSLIMS ORGANIZATION expresses its agony at the continuing violence in Jammu and Kashmir and welcomes the possibility of unconditional dialogue between the Government, on one hand, and the APHC and other political elements, on the other.

The JAMMU REGIONAL MUSLIMS ORGANIZATION demands a Moratorium on violence and calls for mobilization of the people all over the country Against Violence and For Dialogue.

The JAMMU REGIONAL MUSLIMS ORGANIZATION condemns the current spate of violence against the Dalits,Christian & Sikh community and expresses its solidarity with them and other minorities and calls for the formation of a united front of minorities to defend their rights.

The JAMMU REGIONAL MUSLIMS ORGANIZATION calls upon the Muslim community to assure their due and proper courage in the coming Census in February 2001 and advises the Muslim youth in all localities to ensure correct enumeration.

The JAMMU REGIONAL MUSLIMS ORGANIZATION expresses its solidarity with the valiant people of Phelestine,Chechenya and Kosovo, against whom their Governments are waging full-scale war, and calls for urgent international intervention for protection of human rights and for a honourable political settlement through negotiation.

THE CONSTITUTION OF THE JAMMU REGIONAL MUSLIMS ORGANIZATION

INTRODUCTION

The JAMMU REGIONAL MUSLIMS ORGANIZATION, is a representative forum of the Muslim community for consultation and deliberation on matters of common concerns.

  1. OBJECT AND PURPOSE : The object and purpose of the JAMMU REGIONAL MUSLIMS ORGANIZATION are as follows: To protect and defend the Identity and Dignity of the Muslim community and its Constitutional and Human Rights, specially its Right to Equality, Justice and Security; To monitor the political, economic, social and educational status of the Muslim community regularly in the context of development at the national, state and district levels; To develop a consensus in the community and in the country on the problems faced by the Muslim community and on remedial measures; To place the problems and the remedial measures before the Government and the administration and the Political Parties and the Judiciary for expeditious action; To project the views of the JAMMU REGIONAL MUSLIMS ORGANIZATION on national and international problems of concern to the Muslim community through the mass media and promote better understanding of the Muslim point of view among other sections of the people of the country; To promote national unity and national integration, communal amity and social harmony as well as cooperation among Muslim organizations at all levels on the basis of mutual respect and understanding; To promote and defend Democracy, the Secular Order and the Rule of Law.
  2. It shall function as a monitor of developments, as a pressure group and as a counseling service. The JAMMU REGIONAL MUSLIMS ORGANIZATION may however file writ petitions as well as intervene in pending cases at the Supreme Court/High Court level, if considered necessary, on matters of concern to the Muslim Community in order to present its point of view and to represent the interest of the Community before the Court.
  3. If the JAMMU REGIONAL MUSLIMS ORGANIZATION at any level finds that it is necessary to launch a democratic and peaceful agitation for the fulfillment of a legitimate and urgent demand, subject to such a conclusion being ratified by the next higher level of the JAMMU REGIONAL MUSLIMS ORGANIZATION, the JAMMU REGIONAL MUSLIMS ORGANIZATION at that level may decide to form a separate and distinct command at that level for the purpose, without making it obligatory for all its members, individuals and organizations, to participate in the agitation but the JAMMU REGIONAL MUSLIMS ORGANIZATION concerned may continue to monitor and guide the course of the agitation, in order that it does not adopt any violent or undemocratic methods.
  4. ORGANISATION: The JAMMU REGIONAL MUSLIMS ORGANIZATION shall be organized at four levels: State, District and Tehsil, Block Level.
  5. STATE LEVEL: At the state level, the JAMMU REGIONAL MUSLIMS ORGANIZATION shall have the Supreme Guidance Council, the Markazi Majlis- the Central Office Bearers and the Markazi Majlis-e-Amla (MMA)

DISCRIMINATION WITH MUSLIMS OF JAMMU REGION
Jammu Regional Muslims are neglected in each and every field; The Muslim dominated areas of Jammu Region are most backward. Jammu Muslims are Economically, Educationally, Politically and in respect of development are backward, Kashmiri Ruling parties emotionally blackmail us on the ground of religion for vote bank politics, We the Muslims of Jammu Region shall find out the root causes of our backwardness and will make effo
rt to eradicate same. So we welcome suggestions/ advice in this regard as well we need your volunteer support for the uplift of Muslims of Jammu Muslims. Despite we are 40% of total population in Jammu Region our condition is still miserable. Let us think over it and do something for the future of our next generation.From Dogra Rule to till date the sufferings and neglect of the people of Jammu & Kashmir in general and Jammu province in particular. People of J&K have suffered more socially, psychologically and emotionally. People of Jammu province have additionally suffered more of neglect as regards the developmental activities. Worst sufferers have been the erstwhile districts of Doda ( Kishtwar/ Ramban), Udhampur ( Reasi ), Rajouri Poonch and Kathua & Jammu Distt. The areas of Doda, Kishtwar, Mendar,Poonch, Rajouri, Gool Gulabgarh, Doodu Basantgarh, Bani, Bhaderwah, Plesa, Marwah , Pogal Paristan and like were the poorest of the poor before 1947 and they remained neglected even after 1947. These areas had and have lot many pleasant spots, meadows, lakes, rivers, forests, valleys, cascades, and local crafts that could attract the tourist / visitors during the summers and winters for planned stays. The Muslim Pockets of Jammu Region were neglected under a game plan resulting into Economically, Educationally, Politically remained backward despite fact that Jammu Muslims are 40% of the Jammu regional Population.

Jammu Muslims are never been President of Jammu Chamber of Commerce.
Jammu Muslims are never been president of Jammu Bar Council.
Jammu Muslims are never given High Political Post in the state.
Jammu Muslims are never selected for Govt. Jobs not as per the ratio of 40%. The Politicians did nothing about the welfare and development of the Muslims of Jammu in their election manifestos.

None of the political parties either is national or regional has mentioned anything To add to the misfortunes of the people of J&K the approach of the national and international media too had been partisan in the sense that it looked only on the other side of the heights of Pir Panjal . It has been only at the times of elections to legislature / parliament that to regional and national political parties the people of poor, backward and distantly placed areas of Udhampur, Doda, Kathua , Rajouri , Poonch appear to be more dear.

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All Jammu Kashmir Students Front (AJKSF)

Posted by Kashmir Portal on June 12, 2009

Party Name: All Jammu Kashmir Students Front

Head Office: – Sarai Bala Amira Kadal Srinagar

Web: – http://www.studentsfront.co.cc

Email: – mail@studentsfront.co.cc , studentsfront@gmail.com

About AJKSF

That AJKSF will work with passion, enthusiasm and     burning desire to work dedicatedly for the transition and channeling of energy and talent of young generation in a proper way for the betterment of society and nation at large.

AJKSF will be a non political and non communal organization and being the student’s organization will on priority basis work for the welfare of students and youth and will raise issues confronting them and seek the readrressel of their problems, issues, grievances etc. Properly in a peaceful and in an amicable way.

AJKSF will work for the reformation of youth and will pursue the mission of eradication of social evils like waywardness and drug addiction etc. plaguing our society so as to build a pious and moral values based society..

AJKSF will work to create mass awareness about the conservation of land, wild and water bodies and for protection  of  buildings  or  objects  of  historical  importance  through  organizing  debates,  seminars, discussions, interaction among students and people and will adopt any means of communication available and viable.

AJKSF though being a non political organization will work to create conditions and atmosphere amicable for the meaningful and result oriented talks on Kashmir by organizing seminars and debates and by  involving every viewpoint and cross section of society to build a common understanding among all

Kind and warm regards

shah waseem

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JK NAP and its forming.

Posted by Kashmir Portal on June 11, 2009

Jammu Kashmir National students federation was formed in 1966 by some progressive students from POK. Its first president was former POK prime minister Mumtaz Hussain Rathore. JK NSF has been produced a large number of political leaders, activists, academics, intellectuals, since its formation. There are so many political activists active in different political parties in POK are trained by JK NSF during students career. JK NSF has been continued its political struggle in POK colleges and university campuses during three decades. After three decades, JK NSF leadership started an open dialog in early 90s among different pro-independence political groups. This discussion continued till mid 90s, JK NSF leaders felt that it is very important to have a new political party which can continue JK NSF political struggle in masses. It was very important task for JK NSF leadership to launch a new revolutionary political party in POK. JK NSF headed by its president Engineer Hassan Muhamood, secretary General Nadeem Aslam. JK NSF visionary students leaders had realized that it is the need of the time to have a revolutionary political party in POK area. After long discussions, debates, seminars had been launched in public halls, colleges and university campuses. JK NSF members also participated in these discussions launched by their leadership. JK NSF leaders had made contacts with other progressive left groups in POK and brought them in to these discussions, some opposed this proposal of forming new party and some of them did join it. After long deliberations, JK NSF General council had approved new party proposal in its central convention held in 1995 and JK NAP was formed in the same year.
Soon after JK NAP was formed in 1995, it did attract a large number of youth from POK area. JK NAP elected (Late) Sardar Anwar Khan advocate its first president. It was an historical moment for JK NSF youth and JK NAP cadres when they elected a towering personality, top intellectual and long time revolutionary political leader as president of this newly launched revolutionary party of this oppressed and occupied region of Kashmir. JK NSF leaders now started joining this newly formed revolutionary party and with in a decade party has spread its revolutionary message all over POK cities, towns and villages. During this period JK NAP also suffered some internal external crisis but trained, committed, ideologically well equipped comrades have struggled hard to counter all ill wills and brought out this revolutionary party on track. It is very important to know that JK NSF has been written its history with the blood of its youths through out these 4 decades and sacrificed many of its activists including one of its central General secretaries Faheem Akram, who was killed by pro Pakistani local Govt,s agents in Bagh city. JK NAP was the direct out come of this 4 decades struggle of JK NSF and JK NAP activists did follow the sacrifices of JK NSF comrades and last two comrades during a unity march towards one of the most oppressed regions of this unfortunate Kashmiri nation, the occupied Gilgit Baltistan, formerly known northern province of Kashmir. It is a region, the most brutally ruled by Pakistani state.
After struggling hard in the region of POK, JK NAP leadership had decided to expand its organizational structure abroad, where half of POK population lives, especially in UK, Europe, U.S.A and middle eastern countries have been holding 1.6 million Kashmiris from POK areas. JK NAP national Council decided to form JK NAP international council, Nadeem Aslam central leader of JK NAP and former JK NSF central secretary General of JK NSF was appointed as its spokesman and Javed Inayat as its coordinator. International council has already formed its several branches, which have been functioning more than 10 countries since two years. It is very important to know that IC JKNAP has decided to launch an aggressive campaign among Kashmiri diaspora preparing them to play their important role to defeat the enemies of our divided nation. IC JK NAP leaders, activists and members have been active on different fronts to bring all freedom loving Kashmiris together. It is JK NAP intention to launch an aggressive policy against foreign occupation not only in different regions of Jammu Kashmir but also on international front. IC JK NAP will be soon paying an attention towards launching a diplomatic activities and will be exposing Indian and Pakistani states institutions crimes committed against innocent Kashmiri civilians both side of LOC. It is JK NAP intentions to create awareness among Kashmiris towards their democratic rights, which have been violated by our occupiers since 6 decades. JK NAP has been expanding its organizational based in POK areas and youths from this area is considering JK NAP a real ray of hope and joining its ranks in all over POK. Internationally IC JKNAP has extended its working capacity, especially in U.K. which is a home of a little less than a million POK people, party has announced its local convention on 4 oct 2009, which is a great success for IC JKNAP generally and particularly for U.K branch. It is also good to know that lots of our old time JK NSF leaders and activists are also joining JK NAP nationally and internationally, last week 16 JK NSF former leaders, activists from Bagh joined JK NAP ranks and 20 JK NSF leaders from Kotli joined JK NAP, we all welcome them, it is a great success for our party,s strength. This week JK NAP also holding its central convention in Poonch city of Rawalakot. It will be a thrilling gathering for POK youth and big leap to our freedom struggle. In will be a source of inspiration to all occupied regions of Kashmir. We hope that Kashmiris from all divided regions will sooner or later get united and overthrow the menace of foreign occupation, which has been a source of all problems. It must end as soon as possible.

Javed Inayat,
coordinator IC JKNAP.

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Lalitaditya Muktapida

Posted by Kashmir Portal on June 11, 2009

Lalita ditya Muktapida was the emperor of Kashmir from 724 to 760 under the Karkota dynasty. During his reign, he conquered most of Northern India and Central Asia.

According to the historian Mazumdar, Lalitaditya concentrated his attention on the areas in the north after important victories in the south. His empire reached the remote corner of the Karakoram mountain range.

In the beginning of the 8th century, the Arab invasion had started knocking at the door of the Kabul valley. During this period, the Muslim power in Sindh was trying to march towards the north.

While the empires of Kabul and Gandhar were occupied by these invasions, Lalitaditya used the opportunity to establish his foothold in the north, moving with his victorious army from Dardistan to Turkey. The entire area was rich in Kashmiri traditions and education, due to the efforts of monks and Kashmiri people in towns of Central Asia. Lalitaditya achieved an easy victory in this region.

After the end of Teng reign, those states that had come under the Chinese rule had disintegrated because of civil wars.

Kashmir, at that time, was the most powerful state. During the time of Lalitaditya, its boundaries covered an area from Tibet in the east to Iran and Turkey in the west and from Central Asia in the north to Orissa and the seashores of Dwarka in the south.

Lalitaditya expressed interest in other areas besides his army life. Art and trade gained importance during his reign, religious festivals were held, and special facilities and encouragement were provided to support painters and sculptors. He was a successful writer and a Veena player. Bamzai wrote that Lalitaditya’s war victories have received special place among different accounts of his reign. He was later made a hero of Kashmiris. Lalitaditya is considered to be the greatest ruler of Kashmir due to his encouragement of art, great work in human welfare, love of education, protection of scholars, and kindness.

Military campaigns

Kalhana in his Rajatarangini credits king Lalitaditya with leading an aggressive military campaigns in Northern India and Central Asia. He conquered most of Aryavarta, while defeating Yasovarman of Kanyakubja and conquering Bengal, Kalinga, Karnataka, the Kaveri Valley, Mount Malaya, the Konkan, Dvaraka, Avanti and Gaudas. He then broke into the Uttarapatha and defeated the rebellious tribes of the Kambojas, Tukharas (Turks in Turkmenistan and Tocharians in Badakhshan), Bhautas (Tibetans in Baltistan and Tibet) and Daradas (Dards). His campaign then led him to subjugate the kingdoms of Pragjyotisha, Strirajya and the Uttarakurus.[1][2][3]

References

1. ^ Kalhana (1147-1149). Rajatarangini.
2. ^ Sheldon Pollock (2006). The Language of the Gods in the World of Men: Sanskrit, Culture, and Power in Premodern India (p. 241-242).
3. ^ Sunil Fotedar (June 1984). The Kashmir Series: Glimpses of Kashmiri Culture – Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari (p. 57).

* R.C. Mazumdar, Ancient India, Page 383.

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Azam Inqilabi (PATRON OF JKMeA)

Posted by Kashmir Portal on June 11, 2009

Azam Inqilabi
PATRON OF JKMeA
Azam Inqilabi was Born in 1947 in Srinagar, Azam Inqilabi, formally joined the resistance movement of captive Kashmir in 1964. He was arrested first in 1965 at the age of 18. Thereafter he was arrested fifteen times and had to languish in jails and torture centres for about seven years intermittently. After completing graduation in 1968 he crossed the cease-fire-line in March 1969 to meet his ideological guide Maqbool Butt (martyr) at Muzaffarabad. During the past forty years he crossed the LoC eight times while dodging thousands and lakhs of security forces guarding the LoC. He has visited Britain, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Turkey and Nepal to further the cause he is wedded to.
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Azam Inqilabi
Patron of JKMeA
After working in half a dozen resistance organizations he finally joined Mahaz-e-Azadi, the pro-independence organization in 1983. Mahaz was founded on 7th of May, 1977 by elderly Kashmiri leader Sofi Mohd. Akbar who had already worked in the late Plebiscite Front for 22 years as vocal senior stalwart.

He has written several books and booklets in Urdu and English. He has also been the editor of his Urdu journal “Wahdat”. He was the first Chief of the United Jihad Council at Muzaffarabad in 1990-91. After his repatriation from Pakistan in Jan 1995, he played an important role in the revival of resistance political institutions in the State.

Link Source:
http://www.mahazeazadi.com/JKMAPatron.asp

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