bout a week or 10 days ago, I was in Ranchi where there was a Peoples' Tribunal against Operation Green Hunt- which is the Indian state's war against the poorest people in this country-and at that tribunal, just as I was leaving, a TV journalist stuck a mic in my face and very aggressively said "Madam, is Kashmir an integral part of India or not? Is Kashmir an integral part of India or not?" about five times.
So I said, look, Kashmir has never been an integral part of India. However aggressively and however often you want to ask me that. Even the Indian government has accepted, in the UN that it's not an integral part of India. So why are we trying to change that narrative now? See, in 1947, we were told that India became a sovereign nation and a sovereign