ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Elusive Political Process

Elusive Political Process THERE have been, for some time now, periodic assertions by the centre and the centre-run administration in Kashmir that the political process in the state is all set to be revived. What precisely this entails has not been made clean The governor, Girish Saxena, never tires of claiming that the situation in the valley has improved, both in terms of ground realities and the sentiments of the people. The militants are allegedly on the defensive due to the constant pressure applied by the security forces. The home minister too has been echoing this claim. Yet both the governor and the home minister are quick to clarify that the time is not yet ripe for elections.

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