Jammu & Kashmir

Bankruptcy of policy

Print edition : September 30, 2016

In Srinagar on September 2 at the funeral of Danish Ahmad Haroon, who reportedly drowned in the Jhelum river when he along with other protesters were chased by security forces. Photo: Mukhtar Khan/AP

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh chairing the meeting of the all-party delegation with the Jammu and Kashmir government in Srinagar on September 4. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, Ghulam Nabi Azad and Ram Vilas Paswan are also seen. Photo: PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, then the Chief Minister, at a rally in the Sher-e-Kashmir Cricket Stadium in Srinagar on November 7, 2015. Photo: NISSAR AHMAD

Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani being arrested in Srinagar on August 27 after he defied house arrest to lead a protest march towards the Army headquaters in Badami Bagh. Photo: PTI

Protesters clash with the police  in Srinagar on September 2, when curfew was again imposed in most places of the Valley. Photo: NISSAR AHMAD

The alienation of the Kashmiri people has already reached a point of no return, but politicians continue to mouth platitudes and try to hide the hollowness of their policies with slogans.
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