Davinder Singh had a robust record in anti-militancy operations and had honoured with the gallantry award in 2017. Most recently, he was seen in government-released pictures, receiving foreign diplomates at Srinagar Airport.
By abrogating provisions of Article 370, India has smartly shifted the goalpost in Kashmir from right to self-determination to demand for retention of special status, a political observer in Kashmir says.
It’s eighth day since curfew and restrictions were imposed in Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370. And there has been no respite for the people so far, baring a few hours of relaxation here and there.
Until recently, Pakistani PM Imran Khan was being hailed as a hero at home for having convinced the US president that Kashmir was a ‘flashpoint’ in urgent need of ministration. But India’s Kashmir moves put Pakistan in a spot.