Narendra Modi, Amit Shah and Ajit Doval use India's security muscle to the fullest to ensure J&K remains calm after the state lost its special status. But how long can the forces stand up to this pressure?
Despite holding sizable territory, China has stayed away from the Kashmir dispute, leaving India and Pakistan to have it out among themselves. However, by supporting Pakistan and criticising India, China appears to have lost that neutrality.
It is important that the Centre explores every opportunity for the development of Kashmir and fulfil promises made by the authorities so that the people of Kashmir are convinced that New Delhi is concerned about them.