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The bond and the trust, which had tied up the aspirations of Kashmiri people with the rest of India ever since independence, is now being destroyed by the present government. The rise of communal forces is the beginning of the end of our long history of shared aspiration, shared struggle and shared values of harmony, peace, and brotherhood.
There are a whole lot of artists, scientists, sportspersons, musicians, engineers, academicians, writers, poets, dancers, who have all been given the Padma Shri. You, despite being small fry compared to them, have been given a bigger award. If you are so opposed to hypocrisy, tweet about the present government's bias. Tweet, that you have been overestimated.