Major ethnic groups -- like the Poorvanchalis and the Paharis
-- were also not represented well, rue local BJP leaders.
Let us make it clear to them that it is not a question of any particular community or religion but the entire Jammu and Kashmir including Jammu, Ladakh, Azad Kashmir, Gilgit and Baltistan," said Mirwaiz, adding that "We are fighting for rights of all including Kashmiris, Dogras, Ladakhis , Paharis
, Gujjars and Kashmiri Pandits.
This point also came up during the individual interviews and group discussions that Terai people have been abused by Paharis.
Nepal has always been a Hindu state hecause Hinduism functions as a unifying force to establish political bonding among different communitics: Pahari, Madhesi, Ncwafi, Chetfi and so on.
Aslam said police teams are conducting raids to arrest Paharis
These schedule tribes (Gujjars and Bakerwals) allege that state government has obliged the Paharis by recommending ST status for them to the central government without any basis.
And Gujjars are the real Paharis as any one can survey in India to find that Gujjars live in mountains and follow nomadic life," said Mohd.
Abdullah has increased retirement age from 58 to 60, increased employment age from 37 to 40, and gave reservation to paharis
who have substantial population in Jammu to reach out voters afresh.
This paper analyses the Paharis
schooling with post-modern approach and discusses the ways that transform the existing education system.
He has launched a blitzkrieg of populist measures by increasing retirement age from 58 to 60 and giving reservation to paharis
who comprise a substantial share of Jammu's population.
A section of the Gujjar community is opposed to the Schedule Tribe ( ST) status demanded by the paharis
and had recently requested Rahul not to be part of the event.
He found a thriving art market in India for both Mughal court paintings--although the best of these had long gone to Britain--and for the quite different Rajput paintings made for the Hindu rajas of the indigenous courts of Rajasthan, Bundelkhand and the Pahari
region in the Himalayan foothills that the Mughal emperor Akbar had accepted into his ruling elite.