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All about dependence - When will Kashmir be financially independent

[Also published on The Comment Factory, Editor's Pick]
http://www.thecommentfactory.com/kashmirs-economy-is-rotting-because-of-indian-occupation-3741/

[Also Published on Perspective, Greater Kashmir]
http://www.greaterkashmir.com/news/2008/Feb/20/all-about-dependence-5.asp
[Also published on Opinion, Rising Kashmir] http://www.risingkashmir.com/news/towards-financial-independence-2739.aspx

Indian policies never allowed Kashmir to be a major player in infrastructure planning and liberalization. Skilled workers are the most gifted asset to any emerging super-economy, but for their development, education in finance, economics, technocracy, politics is needed so that our natives get training imparted with adequate skills. Until now, our modest and beautiful valley has been deprived of any major intellectual or economic revolution.
Article 370 in the Indian constitution, which grants autonomous status to Jammu and Kashmir, has been the biggest flaw and impediment in bringing any social and ec…