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Language and Occupation: A study of implications of recent language policy in Occupied Jammu and Kashmir

In the occupied state of Jammu and Kashmir, Indian colonial authority operates as a laboratory for state experimentation, whereby lawfare, certification and documentation (enabling non-Kashmiri settlers to settle in occupied Kashmir), historiography, language as colonial tools, and manifestations of all colonial modalities have transformed knowledge into power.