Shortly after Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Jammu and Kashmir to inaugurate a top-notch hospital, there was an uneasy calm in the Valley. People remained focused on the recent killing of youths in Kupwara district in firing by the army and the police.
We asked a range of observers who have been following the situation in Kashmir to share their views on what is happening there and why.
Those that participated include writers and experts on the state, David Devadas and Rahul Pandita, the editor of Kashmir Rising Shujaat Bukhari, former special forces officer Lieutenant-General Prakash Katoch and Firstpost reporter from Jammu and Kashmir, Sameer Yasir. Each was presented with four questions: