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Coverage of Stone Pelting in the Local Media of Kashmir

Anees Zargar

Published by LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
ISBN 10: 3659286583 / ISBN 13: 9783659286582
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Title: Coverage of Stone Pelting in the Local Media...

Publisher: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing

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Paperback. 80 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 5.9in. x 0.2in.The Kashmiri resistance to the Indian State has seen itself pass through different stages. Staring from Pro- Pakistan pamphlets in 1940s to the armed struggle from 1990s, the resistance has throughout gained legitimacy among the majority of Kashmir. One such resistance mechanism is that of stone hurling commonly known as Kani Jung or stone pelting . Similar, to Palestinian Intifada, the protests involved mobilization of the youth, mostly teenagers in order to undertake the symbolic gesture of rebellion or dissent. The representation of this form of resistance in the local media is perhaps an appropriate reflection of how people think of the whole activity despite the regular gagging it suffers. The research traces the emergence and the historical background of this form of resistance in Kashmir while analyzing the pattern of coverage given by the two popular newspapers of the valley. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783659286582

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Synopsis: The Kashmiri resistance to the Indian State has seen itself pass through different stages. Staring from Pro- Pakistan pamphlets in 1940?s to the armed struggle from 1990?s, the resistance has throughout gained legitimacy among the majority of Kashmir. One such resistance mechanism is that of stone hurling commonly known as Kani Jung or stone pelting .Similar, to ?Palestinian Intifada', the protests involved mobilization of the youth, mostly teenagers in order to undertake the symbolic gesture of rebellion or dissent. The representation of this form of resistance in the local media is perhaps an appropriate reflection of how people think of the whole activity despite the regular gagging it suffers. The research traces the emergence and the historical background of this form of resistance in Kashmir while analyzing the pattern of coverage given by the two popular newspapers of the valley.

About the Author: Anees is a Kashmiri Journalist based in New Delhi, India. Currently working with The Indian Express, Anees has done his Master?s in journalism from the Islamic University of Science and Technology, Kashmir. The research was undertaken following the 2010 Mass uprising in Kashmir.Anees is also a regular contributor to The Parallel Post e-magazine.

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