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India, driven by Hindu nationalism, has no right to repress Kashmir

Locals fear Modi's constitutional change will lead to colonization

| India

On August 5, India's Hindu nationalist government unilaterally announced it would revoke the special status of the disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir, canceling article 370 of the country's constitution.

Home Minister Amit Shah also announced that Jammu and Kashmir would be downgraded from a state to two union territories, thus brought under central government's closer control.

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