Roadmap for India's troubled Kashmir under its new status

Roadmap for India's troubled Kashmir under its new statusIndian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised early elections for the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir days after stripping the Muslim-majority region of statehood and turning it into a federally administered territory. Under its new status, the territory will have an elected assembly but will function under the control of the federal government in New Delhi. The constitutional changes also eliminate Kashmir’s right to its own constitution, limit its decision-making power and allow non-Kashmiri Indians to settle there.



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