Jammu and Kashmir

Kashmir: Insurgency in the air

Print edition : October 25, 2019

Kashmiri protesters shouting anti-India slogans during a protest in Srinagar on September 26. Photo: TAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP

Protesters carry an injured youth during clashes with security forces on the outskirts of Srinagar on August 30. Photo: AFP

At a protest in Srinagar on August 23. Photo: TAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP

Not a soul could be spotted at the fruit mandi in Pulwama on October 2, revealing the complete suspension of economic activity in the Valley. Photo: ANANDO BHAKTO

Iqbal market in Sopore wears a deserted look on September 30 as the civil curfew continues unabated. Photo: ANANDO BHAKTO

A telephone booth that has been set up in Srinagar by the CRPF remains locked. Photo: ANANDO BHAKTO

IN an apple orchard at Tarakpora in Bandipora. The harvest is rotting in most orchards. Photo: ANANDO BHAKTO

If the Centre expected an immediate and emotional outburst after the August 5 move, it did not come, but the simmering resentment in Kashmir points to the possibility of a more ominous outcome.
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