KASHMIR

Exclusive: Kashmiri residents are struggling under Indian curfew as tensions rise

As India cut off all forms of communication, imposed severe travel restrictions and detained more than 300 political leaders and activists across Kashmir on August 5, FRANCE 24 travelled to the Muslim-majority region.India’s ruling Hindu nationalist party, the BJP, on August 5—scrapped a constitutional provision, article 370, which allowed the state of Jammu and Kashmir to make its own laws, putting the state under the worst lockdown witnessed in decades.The governor of Jammu and Kashmir has said that restrictions would be eased after August 15, India’s Independence Day.