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Indian authorities actively promote return of Hindus to Kashmir

By: Constantin SIMON | Mandakini GAHLOT
1 min

97% of people living in Indian Kashmir are Muslim, a significant part of them feeling more attached to neighbouring Pakistan than to India itself. However, with cash incentives, housing and jobs, India's government is now actively promoting the return of Hindu communities to the region after many fled fighting between Muslim separatists and the Indian army in the 1990s. Constantin Simon and Mandakini Gahlot report from Kashmir's capital Srinagar.

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A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Laura Burloux

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