Overview of human rights status under the rule of Kashmir’s democratic government
Democracies are meant to empower people. Consequently, a democratic society ought not have allow for human rights violation. Examining the society of Kashmir, India, the realistic form of democracy is lagging. This paper attempts to study the various issues related to democracy and human rights violations, focusing on the conflict situation of Kashmir wherein the practiced democracy continues to be ineffective in controlling human rights violation. The authors argue that the issue lies in the background; that the concept of democracy as practiced by the Administrators and the way the people understand it are poles apart.