Episode 19 | Districts of South Kashmir worst affected, militancy on the edge | In conversation with Kaiser Andrabi
The Indian government announced on August 5 that Article 370 and Article 35 A will stand revoked as on October 31st. By then, more than one and a half lakh troops had been moved into the Valley. Kashmir witnessed a complete shut down in the weeks to follow.
On October 31st, the State of Jammu and Kashmir lost its special status and was converted into two Union Territory's - Ladakh and Jammu Kashmir. It has been close to four weeks since this happened.
Starting from today, we will be taking a closer look at where things stand in very District of Kashmir. In today's episode, we will be speaking to Kashmiri journalist Kaiser Andrabi who has traveled across South Kashmir since the Jammu and Kashmir ceased to be a State.
Included are excerpts of interviews conducted with families of active militants in South Kashmir.