(EBOOK / PDF) Faith, Gender, and Activism in the Punjab Conflict
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Conflict by Mallika Kaur is a book that looks at what it by Mallika Kaur is a book that looks at what it like to live in Punjab in those days Unna din As They Are Referred To they are referred to eople in PunjabThe author takes us backward from the resent day to the fateful day of Operation Blue Star Traversing through counterinsurgency measures curfews 3 exclusionary laws that changed the social landscape of Punjab Through her interviews interactions ethnographic and archival work she. Brings together ersonal narrative oral history and scholarly rigor to offer a new erspective on an understudied conflictDraws on a wide range of Bear Boy primary sources including videos legal forensics and other materials from at risk near extinct archivesAppeals to scholars students and activists interested in South Asian studies oral history memory studies gender and conflict transitional justice Sikh culture and history and the history ofostcolonial IndiaPunjab was the arena of one of. ,
Probes how the Sikh community had become key to India s identity olitics ost 1984 How Sikhs were demonized as a roblematic minority and hunted down in their own homes in PunjabThe narrative is largely about giving agency to women as well who often are left behind because they do
not speak up against such heinous crimes because society makes them feel ashamed Mallika Kaur navigates these spaces as women talkspeak up against such heinous crimes because society makes them feel ashamed Mallika Kaur navigates these spaces as women talk crimes against them by the olice and the authoritiesIt was disturbing to read abo. The first major armed conflicts of ost colonial India During its deadliest decade as many as 250000 eople were killed This book makes an urgent intervention in the history of the conflict which to date has been characterized by a fixation on sensational violence or ignored altogether Mallika Kaur unearths the stories of three eople who found themselves at the center of unjab’s human rights movement baljit kaur who Punjab’s human rights movement Baljit Kaur who herself with a video camera to record essential evidence.
Free download ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook æ Mallika KaurUt young men and women being shot abducted tortured and killed for being a Sikh And this is all going to happen again and againThe essay that had the most impact on me was Ten Thousand Pairs of Shoes where devotees who had come to offer Ones and Zeroes prayers on the day of Operation Bluestar never returned to claim their shoes for they were killed or detained afterwardThis is a book for anyone who is interested in reading about the Punjab conflict or curious about whatreventive detention laws do to a community. Of the conflict; Justice Ajit Singh Bains who became a beloved “people’s and Inderjit Singh Jaijee who returned to Punjab to abuses even as other elites were fleeing Together they are credited with saving countless lives Braiding oral histories ersonal snapshots and rimary documents recovered from at risk archives Kaur shows that when entire conflicts are
marginalized we miss essential stories stories of faithwe miss essential stories stories of faith action and the ower of citizen activist. ,