Kashmir is the unfinished business of the 1947 partition of India by the U.K. It was annexed to present day India under a temporary law, Article 370, which was to remain effective until a U.N.-ordained plebiscite could be held.
India had agreed to hold a plebiscite in 1948 and a commissioner was appointed, but since then India has stayed in control of Kashmir with the use of excessive force, genocide and human rights crimes committed by its one million-strong army that’s stationed there constantly.
Recently, Burhan Muzaffar Wani, leader of the Hizbul Mujahideen insurgency, was martyred and the Kashmir freedom struggle entered a new decisive phase with crowds flouting army curfew in massive numbers.
India feels cornered and guilty over the Kashmir issue, so it prefers to put the blame at Pakistan’s door even though the Kashmir freedom struggle is indigenous and spurred up by India’s mismanagement.