India Revokes Kashmir’s Special Status, Raising Fears of Unrest
The government announced an end to decades of autonomy in the disputed region, where residents were already on edge over increased troop levels and the suspension of internet service.
The New York Times
Update: The Indian government said on Monday that it was revoking a constitutional provision, Article 370, that had for decades given a unique degree of autonomy to Kashmir, a disputed mountainous region along the India-Pakistan border.
“Today the B.J.P. has murdered the Constitution of India,” said Ghulam Nabi Azad, a senior leader of the Indian National Congress, an opposition party.
Staggering news from Kashmir. No wonder Kashmiris feel like political pawns in someone else’s game
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