For more than two months the
The voluble but inexperienced and not-so-competent chief minister of
The situation undoubtedly is very difficult but it is not impossible to tackle. What is required at the level of the decision makers in Delhi is absolute clarity about the issues involved, courage to put their views forward and solid determination to counter with facts and figures the separatists’ and their Pakistani handlers’ sustained campaign of misinformation. However, all that would be wasted if the central government lacked a back-bone and a political will to solve the problem once and for all.
For a start, the central government must recognize that the