Year 2017, Volume 10 , Issue 3, Pages 1 - 9 2017-07-08

Keşmir Bölgesinde Ortak Bir Keşmir Kimliğinin ve Gelecek Taleplerini Olmaması: Farklı Milliyetçiliklerin Paradoksu
Absence of A Common Kashmiri Identity And Future Claims in The Region of Kashmir: Paradox of Distinct Nationalisms

Arzu GÜLER [1]


Ortak bir Keşmir kimliğinin ve gelecek taleplerinin olmaması Keşmir sorunun çözüm çabalarını zorlaştırmakta ve dolayısıyla derin bir incelemeyi hak etmektedir. Cammu ve Keşmir eyaletinde bulunan Ladak, Cammu ve Keşmir bölgeleri arasındaki üçlü durum ortak bir Keşmir kimliğinin oluşmasına engel olmaktadır. Dahası, Keşmir bölgesindeki Müslümanlar arasında da ortak bir Keşmir kimliği ve gelecek talebinden söz etmek mümkün değildir. Bu nedenledir ki; bu çalışma Keşmir bölgesinde neden ortak bir Keşmir kimliği ve gelecek talebinin olmadığına odaklanmakta ve dinin Keşmirli Müslümanlar arasında birleştirici bir unsurdan ziyade ayrıştırıcı bir unsur olduğunu ve iki farklı milliyetçiliğin oluşmasına sebep olduğunu iddia etmektedir: Hindistan ve Pakistan politikalarıyla desteklenen laik ve dini milliyetçilik.

Kashmiri identity being an important element of the Kashmir conflict by complicating conflict resolution efforts deserves close examination. A triangle in the state of Jammu and Kashmir between Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir prevents the emergence of a common Kashmirian identity. That’s why the study focuses on only the identity of Muslims in Kashmir. It first examines the elements that constitute this identity and second questions the causes of the alienated and separative character of Kashmiri identity by focusing on the Indian and Pakistan policies towards Kashmir and insurgent groups among Kashmiri Muslims. The study finds out that Muslims in Kashmir are divided as secular and fundamentalist Muslims and the Indian and Pakistan policies trigger this split further. Thus, though a Kashmiri identity might be placed upon religion, the causes of its alienation and separative character complicates the conflict resolution further.

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Subjects Economics
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Author: Arzu GÜLER
Country: Turkey


Dates

Application Date : June 9, 2017
Acceptance Date : April 19, 2021
Publication Date : July 8, 2017

APA Güler, A . (2017). Absence of A Common Kashmiri Identity And Future Claims in The Region of Kashmir: Paradox of Distinct Nationalisms . Ömer Halisdemir Üniversitesi İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Fakültesi Dergisi , 10 (3) , 1-9 . DOI: 10.25287/ohuiibf.320152