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Surbhi Gupta


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While a civilian uprising still continues in Kashmir since July 8 when a popular rebel commander Burhan Muzaffar Wani was shot dead in an encounter in South Kashmir, people across India have various views about the situation in Kashmir or even the politics of Kashmir. In order to find out what do youth from India think about Kashmir we asked them one question: What do you think has been going on in Kashmir for last three months? We are producing their answers verbatim here as told to our reporter Surbhi Gupta. Government forces fire tear gas shells at the funeral

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A gathering of students at the Jawaharlal Nehru University listening to teachers and student leaders during the protests against the arrested students. Photograph by Tanushree Bhasin A young man, courageous enough to challenge the norms of the society, raised questions when no one did. He rejected religion and for whom issues faced by the marginalized and oppressed were supreme. Last month, Umar Khalid, a student of the prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, suddenly became the known face on news channels and newspapers. For news anchors, he became a Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist, he travelled to Pakistan (even though he doesn’t