The Kashmir Crisis
The death of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani in an encounter with the Indian security forces triggered a series of violent protests across Kashmir. CPR faculty analyse the resultant unrest in Kashmir in a series of commentaries below:
- G Parthasarathy in an interview on DD News (above) comments on the Prime Minister’s response to the situation in Kashmir, and the internal political climate of Pakistan.
- Writing in the Hindustan Times, Shyam Saran examines the deep and growing divide between the administration and the people of Kashmir.
- In the Indian Express, Pratap Bhanu Mehta elaborates on the civil unrest in Kashmir and analyses the rhetoric surrounding the violence.