The book argues that a larger population in Kashmir will be pushed into marginalisation fold if the armed conflict continues in its present form. The ‘victims of conflict’ has emerged as a new category of the marginalised apart from the historically, linguistically and geographically marginalised groups in Kashmir. In Kashmir, the prolonged armed conflict has swelled the sphere of marginalized from few historical and geographical groups to almost entire society.
The book ratifies the proposition proved by many other researchers that wars and conflicts render societies marginalized and Kashmir is no more a different story which is rendered marginalised by the prolonged war. The ‘victims of conflict’ includes ‘Rape Victims’, ‘Displaced Kashmiri Pandits’, ‘Disappeared Persons’ families, ‘Orphans’, ‘former-militants’, ‘Victims of Disabling Physical Torture and Mental Disorder