Hem Raj Jain On February 14, 2019 Pulwama attack took place (which India alleged Pakistan sponsored terrorists carried out) in which 40 security personnel were killed. In response to it India carried out aerial strike at Balakot on February, 26 by even at Pakistani soil (and not merely on the soil of PoJK). Pakistan responded to it by February, 27 aerial strike at military installations of India in which an Indian fighter plane was destroyed and Indian pilot was captured by Pakistan and was released soon after. The Pakistanis were dancing and even General Musharraf (former Pak Army Chief and former President of Pakistan) was boasting and gloating that Pakistan is one-up (its videos available on youtube) because India did not reply to February, 27 aerial strike on India by Pakistan. But PM Modi BJP / Hindutva forces carried out a full blown propaganda during 2019 Parliamentary election campaign that India is one-up and India like Balakot strike will always go into Pakistan and will hit the terrorists if any terrorist attack happens in India in future by Pak proxies (by saying that ‘Ghar me ghus kar marenge’). This macho posture against Muslim Pakistan by Hindu majority India brought handsome dividend to BJP in 2019 Parliamentary election because communal nationalism got boost due to it and it electorally mobilized Hindus in great numbers who have been pushed by BJP towards theocratic State the ‘Hindu Rashtra’ as is evident from the statements of many office bearers and even Member of Parliament of BJP including MP Sadhvi Pragya Thakur during her election campaign at Bhopal. Here one may be puzzled as to why Congress and other opposition parties allowed BJP to get away with it (the fake macho posture against Pakistan) when Pakistan was one up as was known to them all and it was even mentioned in an editorial in ‘The Times of India’ by defense commentator Manoj Joshi. But this is not a puzzle at all because Congress and all other parties in India are under debilitating influence of ‘Brahmanism’ (mainly priestly class) and do not want ‘Kshatriyas’ (warrior class) to gain importance in Indian politics. That is the reason Britishers sent Gokhale to bring Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa so that Indians ( about 2 million of them returned battle hardened from World War I) could not raise guns for independence even after Jalliawala Bagh massacre in Punjab (from where huge number of people joined World War I). India did not use superior air-force against China in 1962 and preferred to suffer humiliating defeat, so on and on. After Balakot the Congress and other opposition parties did not ask BJP / PM Modi as to why government did not replying to February 27 aerial strike by Pakistan on India, because that would have escalated war and which have ended in retrieve of PoJK and that would have improved the clout of warrior class in Indian politics. But now the bluff of Modi Government has again been called-off. On the eve of SCO summit as per Government of India the Pakistani sponsored militants have killed 5 CRPF Jawans and injured equal numbers in an attack at Pathankot in J&K. But now India (contrary to what PM Modi promised rather boasted during election campaign) is not going in Pakistan territory to attack these Pak sponsored terrorists. Which means ‘Ghar me ghus kar marenge’ boast has now become an embarrassment for India. All these eggs on India’s face is the result of unresolved Kashmir problem which cannot be solved unless India retrieves PoJK. But only a secular and socialist (welfare-State) India can do it as people of PoJK will prefer to join India in such situation only. India in its apathy towards suffering of Muslim Kashmiris has gone to such a length that it is openly flaunting its absurd & ludicrous Pakistan policy that India will not talk to Pakistan unless it stops terrorism. India is making itself laughing stocks by saying so without understanding that India should talk to Pakistan precisely because it is inflicting terrorism on India (after-all if a neighbour is throwing stone on my house then I cannot say that I will not talk unless neighbor stops throwing stone). But India talks such nonsense for the simple reason that ultimately in any talk Kashmir will be discussed and India knows that present day communal India will never get Kashmir in any fair settlement of Kashmir problem. Therefore India should understand that the powerful Western world will not be able to protect India on Kashmir issue for ever. Any grave untoward incidence in Kashmir (especially in present increased alienation of Kashmiris after Burhan Wani incidence of July, 2016) having a potential of converting Indo-Pak conflict into Indo-Islam conflict (in view of Pak former Army Chief General Raheel Sharif commanding Sunni-NATO of 41 countries and Pakistani soldiers reportedly providing security to Palaces and Holy sites of Mecca, Medina in Saudi Arabia) will be extremely difficult for India to handle. It is hoped that India will show wisdom of solving Kashmir problem through plebiscite after restoring secularism and after establishing welfare State in India as mentioned above so that it does not face embarrassing situation of getting eggs on its face as is happening presently after un-responded Anantnag strike of June, 12 by Pak sponsored terrorists.
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