Jammu & Kashmir

Simmering Valley

Print edition : May 12, 2017

Protesters clash with the police during the byelection in the Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency on April 9. Photo: NISSAR AHMAD

At a polling station at Chadoora in Budgam district on April 13. Repolling was held in 38 polling stations in the district as the April 9 byelection was marred by violence. Eight civilians were killed when the police opened fire at protesters who had stormed the polling stations. Photo: TAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP

The Lok Sabha byelections in Kashmir bring out a new face of resistance, raising fears that the Valley is slipping out of the Centre’s hands.
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