The article based on the transcript of the alleged official interpretation of the telephone conversation, believed supposedly amongst GJMM political activists (statehood demand) before the broad morning daylight killing of ABGL leader Madan
5..lakh people came… 5 lakh people walked from Ghoom to NP ground… 5 lakh people saw it and listened to the same old story with a little bit of a twist… and all those who attended (around 50,000) went home… but it was 5 lakh people who attended says Aftyero…. And right now I have no mood to counter argue… for these days “he has become death” and I don’t want to make my “tryst with Yamraj” just yet…
Bhanij… “maiju ta timro paanee ramree nee… jamana maa”… is how Dhanraj mama started our conversation yesterday… those of you who have followed our conversation in the past will recall… Dhanraj Mam’s (fondly called D mam’s ) is a legend in his own right in our area… and our area is a legend in its own right… some like to call it Notorious… we don’t refute that claim… nor do we acknowledge it…
The numerous petitions presented to the British India Govt. since 1907 and forwarded upto 1950 when the Constitution was promulgated is effectively understood to preserve the standing of the District within the meaning of “Backward Tracts” or tribal dominated inhabited area designation. There were many such areas in India inhabited by official designation of tribal, mainly hill peoples, who were distinctly different ethnologically, culturally, socially and economically distressed, which the Govt. of the time, considered and decided deserve a separate system of administration, different to the general form applied to the Provinces and Princely States.
First they came for the Jews and I did not speak out - because I was not a Jew.
Then they came for the communists and I did not speak out - because I was not a communist.
Then they came for the trade unionists and I did not speak out - because I was not a trade unionist.
Then they came for me - and by then there was no one left to speak out for me.