Guantanamo Bay is also not the first offshore prison for jihadis. Radicalisation in India has not ceased sinceleaving no room for complacency. Hafiz Saeed and those of his ilk have gained the confidence to attempt seizing of political power through the electoral process.
This has given rise to all sorts of speculation. Ever since it has come into existence, Pakistan has played out a diabolic and concerted plan to radicalise the Kashmiri society. Further, Nadwatul had posted a letter on social media in favour of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and also recommended the raising of an army of Sunni Muslims to help establish an ISIS-like caliphate.
What needs to be given unremitting attention is the social and religious dimension. The framers of the Indian Constitution had the wisdom to realize the importance of religious tolerance and freedom to profess, propagate and practise any religion.
The home minister said a new dimension of terrorism is the networking of terrorist groups with the criminal underworld including organised crime gangs, gunrunners, smugglers, drug peddlers, with hawala and parallel banking channels being used for global flows of finance.
Induring the Khalistan movement, India went through one of the darkest days. All such changes in dress are not only against the climatic conditions but also pose a greater threat to the original Kashmiri culture and traditions, which is now at the verge of disappearance.
Singh said in the recent years, perception of global terrorism has undergone a massive makeover with the rise of armed terror groups especially in the Middle East, South Asia and Africa.
The alleged reason for killing was that an animal was named by Gopal after the prophet. In the wake of this upheaval, the culture and tradition of the Kashmir Valley has suffered a big blow. While the Mumbai's four had left India before Abu Bakr Al-Baghadi declared himself on June 30, as the caliph of all Muslims, soon his call for all Muslims to perform Hijrah migration to the IS in the Iraq-Syria region caught the imagination of youths.
Singh said ISIS propaganda has significantly altered jihadi discourse in India, which, so far, was rooted in grievances against the Indian state and society.
Farooq Wani is a senior journalist and analyst. Sections B and C of the Pakistan Panel Code outlaws Ahmadis from calling their place of worship a Masjid, claiming to be Muslims or preaching their faith to others.
But due to the religious intolerance and exploitation, youth has become vulnerable too. Some argue that in India, the jihadist movement is not an outcome of a particular interpretation of sacred Islamic texts and does not concern itself entirely with the religion.
As of last July, it appears that the number of Muslim youths arrested over the past three years in different states of India for pro-IS radicalisation is at least Avoid dismissing and demonising the Muslim youth who have taken to terrorism as the proxies of Pakistan.
The home minister said providing sponsorship and safe havens have further played a major role in the phenomenal growth of global terrorism.
InRajpal of the Rajpal Publisher of Lahore, was killed, much like the editors of Charlie Hebdo magazine and exactly for the same theological reason, by Ghazi Ilmuddin for publishing the book. India has always recognized the importance of religious freedom, but on many occasions, irritants whether internal or external has tried to destroy the fabric of secularism by infusing religious enmity.
InBabu Merajuddin killed his Sikh officer Major Hardyal Singh allegedly for questioning the sacrifice of animals on Eid-al-Azha, the feast of sacrifice.
The youth of the valley, who have lived in the shadow of the gun and an uncertain atmosphere, are constantly fed with a huge dose of the Jihadi language and culture. This could act as a catalyst for radicalisation.
It has special connotation in the minds of Muslims. The younger generation is wearing ankle-length trousers, long beards and skull caps and women are donning Hijaab. Rather, it is the outcome of dissatisfaction over political and social issues, and it appeals the most to certain classes of youth.
The IM projects itself as a movement of reprisal terrorism to protest against alleged injustices and excesses against the members of the Muslim community. It is hoped that good sense and reason will prevail and Kashmir will once again revert to Kashmiriyat, the backbone of the philosophy of co-existence in the Valley and Sufism, the mainstay of Kashmiriyat.
The anti-Muslim riots have led to the emergence of Indian Mujahideen, which is an internal terror outfit.
Radicalisation of youth in Kashmir: Singh said emergence of India at the global level is also being challenged by the terrorist groups, due to its vibrant economy and plural character. Stay tuned for the next three parts of the series: There is a notion that extremist movements in various parts of the world recruit their followers from only amongst the poor and uneducated.
PTI Mar 15. Radicalisation of Indian Youth India faces several threats to its national security in this increasingly globalised environment and the radicalisation of the Indian youth is the greatest threat to our security.
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Though India is a country with the third-largest Muslim population in the world, the general attitude of Indian Muslims has never been favourable to terrorism across the world. From Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan to A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, the mainstream of Muslim population in India despised terrorism.
Mark Brennan, UNESCO Chair for Rural Community, Leadership, and Youth Development and Professor of Leadership and Community Development at the Pennsylvania State University, USA: “Communicating across divides: A process and case studies for challenging extremism”.
In an exclusive four-part series on radicalisation in India, Tufail Ahmad examines a variety of conditions and scenarios that have made it possible to radicalise youths in Maharashtra, Hyderabad, Kerala and indeed, India as a whole.
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