India’s failure in Kashmir

Print edition : August 07, 2015

Paramilitary personnel outside a polling station during voting at Satrayan village in Jammu on December 20, 2014. Photo: Channi Anand/AP

July 15, 2001: Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf with Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Jaypee Palace Hotel in Agra on the second day of the India-Pakistan summit. Photo: JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP

January 22, 2004: Deputy Prime Minister L.K. Advani (second from left) meeting Hurriyat leaders (from right) Fazal-Haq Qureshi, Moulana Mohammad Abbas Ansari, Abdul Ghani Bhat, Bilal Lone and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq. Photo: Shanker Chakravarty

Syed Ali Shah Geelani. He has said the Hurriyat had no control over the guns. Photo: SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP

Farooq Abdullah. Dulat lauds him for being “the first Chief Minister to adopt” the Prevention of Terrorism Act. Photo: Sandeep Saxena

General V.K. Singh. His disclosures on money spent for “stability work” in Kashmir revealed a lot. Photo: Shiv Kumar Pushpakar

The book reveals all too clearly how in Jammu and Kashmir the intelligence agencies subverted the democratic process with intrigue and the electoral process with bribery, and debased the quality of political life.
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