The ruling BJP understands Jammu but what happens once you cross the Banihal Pass in the valley is beyond its comprehension and scope. It had proved, time and again, as yesterday, soon after taking oath, Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed stoked a controversy saying Hurriyat, militant outfits and "people from across the border" allowed conducive atmosphere for assembly polls.
"God Almighty is the Self-Existing and Self-Sufficient Being. In Him comprised all perfect attributes. He is free from every weakness and defect, is alone worthy of worship, is without partner or peer and is the source of all Love and Grace. And this the exact message of Islam."
Almost all dictators and cult figures have been demagogues and fast on fine rhetoric. That is the talent that catapults them to the podiums of powers in their formation years. Usually, in the end, they all meet the similar fate and history bear witness for that.
Almost two years ago, in one of my write-ups in 'Merinews', while discussing about Teesta Setalvad, I'd quoted the famous Urdu poet Majaz Lucknawi. Paying his respect to womanhood he said - 'Terey mathe pa yeh aanchal bahut he khoob hai lakin, too iss aanchal ko ek parcham bana leti to achcha tha' (Beautiful looks the veil that graces your forehead. How wonderful it would appear if you make it a flag of rebellion).