Jammu & Kashmir

Kashmir: Simmering state

Print edition : September 13, 2019

Women during a protest in Srinagar on August 23. Photo: Getty Images

Throwing stones at security personnel in Srinagar on August 23. Photo: Dar Yasin/AP

The fruit mandi at Batangod in Anantnag, which used to be overcrowded on any given day, wears a deserted look on August 20. Photo: ANANDO BHAKTO

The historic Ghanta Ghar at Lal Chowk in Srinagar has a heavy deployment of Army convoys. Photo: ANANDO BHAKTO

Local people wait at a police post adjacent to the residence of the District Commissioner of Khanabal to make telephone calls on August 20. Photo: ANANDO BHAKTO

A combination of political marginalisation of Kashmiris and a perceived insult to their religious sentiments cements a ruler vs the ruled perception in the Valley.
    This article is closed for comments.
    Please Email the Editor
    ×