A firsthand account of the Kunan poshpora tragedy.


I’m not a writer. I write this because I don’t want this account to go unnoticed. I would probably want to remember this for a long, long time. And maybe want you to ponder over it too.

Today, I met a resident of the Kunan Poshpora village. Kunan Poshpora is a remote village located in the Kashmir’s Kupwara district. A village where on the dreadful night of  February 23, 1991, the Indian soldiers (members of the Rajputana Rifles) gang raped over a 100 women, ranging from the age of 13 to 80 while all the men were driven out from their homes. (Please note the omission of the word ‘alleged’ here). 
I’m assuming most of you know about this incident, arguably one of the darkest chapters in the history of Kashmir. For those of you who are unaware of the incident, here’s a crude Wikipedia link about the Kunan Poshpora…

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About ان کی گلیوں میں

Pro-Khilafa. Anti-Democrate. Student of Political Math. Occassional Cook. Writer.
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