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A policeman defacing the graffiti by painting it. Photograph by Shahid Tantray By Mudasir Yaqoob | Srinagar Asking the Jammu and Kashmir police to get ready, graffiti on shop shutters at city center Lal Chowk and other places appeared this morning. The graffiti are believed to have been drawn during the intervening night of March 14 and 15. However, authorities are clueless as to who could be behind the activity. Graffiti reading ‘JKP we r [are] coming’ could be seen on shop shutters and the policemen were immediately put on duty to deface the graffiti. Though senior police officers refused

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A Bansky graffiti in Lal Chowk, Srinagar, by Kashmir’s underground graffiti artists’ group, El Horiah. By Naveed Qazi, Columnist | Srinagar, Kashmir [G]raffiti’s are colourful products of creativity, stenciled and sprayed on walls. This inscribed artistry showcases the ruminations of injustice in various forms. It fathoms art into reality, by agitations caused within a creative mind. In Kashmir, we encounter slogans written on walls and archaic stones through coal and paint. ‘We Want Freedom’, ‘I Protest’ or ‘Azaadi’ have been reminders of enslavement in different forms, as a means to protest against the occupation. However, it cannot be called as