Security personnel stand guard on a street in Jammu. Photo: AFP

India scraps Kashmir’s special status raising fears of ‘catastrophic’ unrest

  • The move had been a long-held promise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party
  • Many fear New Delhi wants to change the restive region’s demographics by allowing non-Kashmiris – mostly Hindus – to buy land locally
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Security personnel stand guard on a street in Jammu. Photo: AFP
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