Kashmir unrest: Fresh protests break out over abrogation of Article 35A [Photos]

Protesters in Jammu and Kashmir took to the roads to express contempt over the proposed abrogation of Article 35A of the Indian Constitution

FP Staff August 11, 2017 22:44:34 IST
Protesters in Jammu and Kashmir took to the roads on Friday to express contempt over the proposed abrogation of Article 35A of the Indian Constitution which allows the Jammu and Kashmir state government to decide who is a permanent resident. AP
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Protesters in Jammu and Kashmir took to the roads on Friday to express contempt over the proposed abrogation of Article 35A of the Indian Constitution which allows the Jammu and Kashmir state government to decide who is a permanent resident. AP
A security person uses a catapult to disperse protesters during clashes after the protest over Article 35A and killing of civilians during encounters, in Srinagar. Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday amid reports that she was seeking help against attempts to alter Constitutional provisions that give special status to the state. PTI
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A security person uses a catapult to disperse protesters during clashes after the protest over Article 35A and killing of civilians during encounters, in Srinagar. Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday amid reports that she was seeking help against attempts to alter Constitutional provisions that give special status to the state. PTI
A Kashmiri protester throws a rock at government forces in Srinagar on Friday. In response, Mufti said Modi assured her to protect the Constitution's Article 35A which empowers the state legislature to declare permanent residents of the state and their privileges. AP
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A Kashmiri protester throws a rock at government forces in Srinagar on Friday. In response, Mufti said Modi assured her to protect the Constitution's Article 35A which empowers the state legislature to declare permanent residents of the state and their privileges. AP
A youth throws a wooden rod towards a policeman during clashes after the protests in Srinagar on Friday. Omar Abdullah, former chief minister, said what Mufti said did not matter and asked the Prime Minister's Office for clarifying the "assurances". PTI
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A youth throws a wooden rod towards a policeman during clashes after the protests in Srinagar on Friday. Omar Abdullah, former chief minister, said what Mufti said did not matter and asked the Prime Minister's Office for clarifying the "assurances". PTI
A Kashmiri protester throws a rock at government forces in Srinagar. The BJP state unit on Thursday, however, had said that it was time to revoke Article 35A for it created a "separatist emotion" in the state. AP
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A Kashmiri protester throws a rock at government forces in Srinagar. The BJP state unit on Thursday, however, had said that it was time to revoke Article 35A for it created a "separatist emotion" in the state. AP