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Delhi files charges against Arundhati Roy for defending India’s tribes

They can file a charge posthumously against Jawaharlal Nehru, too

By Arundhati Roy
The Hindu

My reaction to today’s court order directing the Delhi Police to file an FIR against me for waging war against the state: Perhaps they should posthumously file a charge against Jawaharlal Nehru too. Here is what he said about Kashmir:

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Kashmir’s Fruits of Discord

By Arundhati Roy
New York Times

A WEEK before he was elected in 2008, President Obama said that solving the dispute over Kashmir’s struggle for self-determination — which has led to three wars between India and Pakistan since 1947 — would be among his “critical tasks.” His remarks were greeted with consternation in India, and he has said almost nothing about Kashmir since then.

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