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India scraps Jammu and Kashmir's special status

Indian security personnel stand guard along a deserted street during restrictions in Jammu, August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

Indian security personnel stand guard along a deserted street during restrictions in Jammu, August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

Indian security personnel stand guard along a deserted street during restrictions in Jammu, August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta
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Indian security personnel stand guard as they stop traffic during restrictions in Jammu, August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

Indian security personnel stand guard as they stop traffic during restrictions in Jammu, August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

Indian security personnel stand guard as they stop traffic during restrictions in Jammu, August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta
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A girl holds a sign and shouts slogans during a protest against the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in New Delhi, India, August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A girl holds a sign and shouts slogans during a protest against the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in New Delhi, India, August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A girl holds a sign and shouts slogans during a protest against the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in New Delhi, India, August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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People shout slogans from a police bus after being detained while celebrating the scrapping of special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in New Delhi, India, August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

People shout slogans from a police bus after being detained while celebrating the scrapping of special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in New Delhi, India, August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

People shout slogans from a police bus after being detained while celebrating the scrapping of special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in New Delhi, India, August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A woman, who was protesting against the scrapping of special constitutional status for Kashmir, argues with people who were celebrating the removal of the special status, during a gathering in New Delhi, India, August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A woman, who was protesting against the scrapping of special constitutional status for Kashmir, argues with people who were celebrating the removal of the special status, during a gathering in New Delhi, India, August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree...more

A woman, who was protesting against the scrapping of special constitutional status for Kashmir, argues with people who were celebrating the removal of the special status, during a gathering in New Delhi, India, August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A woman shouts slogans during a protest against the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in New Delhi, India, August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A woman shouts slogans during a protest against the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in New Delhi, India, August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A woman shouts slogans during a protest against the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in New Delhi, India, August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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People draw and write messages on a road during a protest against the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in New Delhi, India, August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

People draw and write messages on a road during a protest against the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in New Delhi, India, August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

People draw and write messages on a road during a protest against the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in New Delhi, India, August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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People stand on a road after drawing messages on it during a protest against the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in New Delhi, India, August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

People stand on a road after drawing messages on it during a protest against the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in New Delhi, India, August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

People stand on a road after drawing messages on it during a protest against the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in New Delhi, India, August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Indian security forces personnel patrol a deserted road during restrictions after the government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Indian security forces personnel patrol a deserted road during restrictions after the government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Indian security forces personnel patrol a deserted road during restrictions after the government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Indian security forces personnel patrol a deserted street during restrictions after the government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Indian security forces personnel patrol a deserted street during restrictions after the government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Indian security forces personnel patrol a deserted street during restrictions after the government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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A woman removes pieces of stones and bricks from a road during restrictions after the government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A woman removes pieces of stones and bricks from a road during restrictions after the government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A woman removes pieces of stones and bricks from a road during restrictions after the government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Indian security forces personnel patrol a deserted street during restrictions after the government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Indian security forces personnel patrol a deserted street during restrictions after the government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Indian security forces personnel patrol a deserted street during restrictions after the government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Indian security forces personnel stand guard next to concertina wire laid across a road during restrictions after the government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Indian security forces personnel stand guard next to concertina wire laid across a road during restrictions after the government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Indian security forces personnel stand guard next to concertina wire laid across a road during restrictions after the government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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View of a deserted road during restrictions in Srinagar, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

View of a deserted road during restrictions in Srinagar, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

View of a deserted road during restrictions in Srinagar, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer
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View of a deserted road during restrictions in Srinagar, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

View of a deserted road during restrictions in Srinagar, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

View of a deserted road during restrictions in Srinagar, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer
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Newspapers, with headlines about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to revoke special status for the disputed Kashmir region, are displayed for sale at a pavement in Ahmedabad, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Newspapers, with headlines about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to revoke special status for the disputed Kashmir region, are displayed for sale at a pavement in Ahmedabad, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Newspapers, with headlines about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to revoke special status for the disputed Kashmir region, are displayed for sale at a pavement in Ahmedabad, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Members of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) stop a man at a check point along a road during restrictions in Jammu August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

Members of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) stop a man at a check point along a road during restrictions in Jammu August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

Members of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) stop a man at a check point along a road during restrictions in Jammu August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta
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An aerial view shows deserted roads during restrictions in Jammu August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

An aerial view shows deserted roads during restrictions in Jammu August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

An aerial view shows deserted roads during restrictions in Jammu August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta
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Indian policemen stand guard in a deserted street during restrictions in Jammu August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

Indian policemen stand guard in a deserted street during restrictions in Jammu August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

Indian policemen stand guard in a deserted street during restrictions in Jammu August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta
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People shout slogans during a protest against the scrapping of special constitutional status for Kashmir, in Kolkata, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

People shout slogans during a protest against the scrapping of special constitutional status for Kashmir, in Kolkata, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

People shout slogans during a protest against the scrapping of special constitutional status for Kashmir, in Kolkata, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A man displays a placard during a protest against the scrapping of special constitutional status for Kashmir, in Kolkata, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A man displays a placard during a protest against the scrapping of special constitutional status for Kashmir, in Kolkata, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A man displays a placard during a protest against the scrapping of special constitutional status for Kashmir, in Kolkata, India, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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People chant slogans as they hold the representation of Kashmir's flags during a rally expressing solidarity with the people of Kashmir, in Karachi, Pakistan August 6, 2019. The banners read "Division of Kashmir unacceptable - U. N. and world bodies should take notice of Indian aggression in Kashmir". REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

People chant slogans as they hold the representation of Kashmir's flags during a rally expressing solidarity with the people of Kashmir, in Karachi, Pakistan August 6, 2019. The banners read "Division of Kashmir unacceptable - U. N. and world bodies...more

People chant slogans as they hold the representation of Kashmir's flags during a rally expressing solidarity with the people of Kashmir, in Karachi, Pakistan August 6, 2019. The banners read "Division of Kashmir unacceptable - U. N. and world bodies should take notice of Indian aggression in Kashmir". REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro
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People from various parts of India wait at a bus terminal during restrictions as they wait to leave Srinagar August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

People from various parts of India wait at a bus terminal during restrictions as they wait to leave Srinagar August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

People from various parts of India wait at a bus terminal during restrictions as they wait to leave Srinagar August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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An Indian policeman lays concertina wire across a road during restrictions in Srinagar August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

An Indian policeman lays concertina wire across a road during restrictions in Srinagar August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

An Indian policeman lays concertina wire across a road during restrictions in Srinagar August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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An ambulance is pictured as Indian policemen stand guard in a street during restrictions in Srinagar, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

An ambulance is pictured as Indian policemen stand guard in a street during restrictions in Srinagar, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

An ambulance is pictured as Indian policemen stand guard in a street during restrictions in Srinagar, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Kashmir boys sit in front of closed shops during restrictions in Srinagar, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Kashmir boys sit in front of closed shops during restrictions in Srinagar, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Kashmir boys sit in front of closed shops during restrictions in Srinagar, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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An Indian police officer checks papers of people on a road during restrictions in Srinagar August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

An Indian police officer checks papers of people on a road during restrictions in Srinagar August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

An Indian police officer checks papers of people on a road during restrictions in Srinagar August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Indian policemen sit in front of closed shops during restrictions in Srinagar, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Indian policemen sit in front of closed shops during restrictions in Srinagar, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Indian policemen sit in front of closed shops during restrictions in Srinagar, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Security personnel stands guard in Srinagar August 5, 2019 in this still image taken from a video. ANI via REUTERS

Security personnel stands guard in Srinagar August 5, 2019 in this still image taken from a video. ANI via REUTERS

Security personnel stands guard in Srinagar August 5, 2019 in this still image taken from a video. ANI via REUTERS
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Policemen pull barricades on a street in Srinagar August 5, 2019 in this still image taken from a video. ANI via REUTERS

Policemen pull barricades on a street in Srinagar August 5, 2019 in this still image taken from a video. ANI via REUTERS

Policemen pull barricades on a street in Srinagar August 5, 2019 in this still image taken from a video. ANI via REUTERS
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Home Minister Amit Shah greets the media upon his arrival at the parliament in New Delhi, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Home Minister Amit Shah greets the media upon his arrival at the parliament in New Delhi, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Home Minister Amit Shah greets the media upon his arrival at the parliament in New Delhi, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer
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Demonstrators hold signs and chant slogans as they march in solidarity with the people of Kashmir, during a rally in Karachi, Pakistan August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

Demonstrators hold signs and chant slogans as they march in solidarity with the people of Kashmir, during a rally in Karachi, Pakistan August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

Demonstrators hold signs and chant slogans as they march in solidarity with the people of Kashmir, during a rally in Karachi, Pakistan August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro
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Indian security personnel stand guard along a deserted street during restrictions in Jammu, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

Indian security personnel stand guard along a deserted street during restrictions in Jammu, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

Indian security personnel stand guard along a deserted street during restrictions in Jammu, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta
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Indian security personnel stop residents during restrictions in Jammu, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

Indian security personnel stop residents during restrictions in Jammu, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

Indian security personnel stop residents during restrictions in Jammu, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta
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An Indian security personnel stands guard along a deserted street during restrictions in Jammu, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

An Indian security personnel stands guard along a deserted street during restrictions in Jammu, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

An Indian security personnel stands guard along a deserted street during restrictions in Jammu, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta
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People hold a cut-out of India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi as they celebrate after the government scrapped the special status of Kashmir, in Ahmedabad, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

People hold a cut-out of India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi as they celebrate after the government scrapped the special status of Kashmir, in Ahmedabad, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

People hold a cut-out of India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi as they celebrate after the government scrapped the special status of Kashmir, in Ahmedabad, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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People celebrate after the government scrapped the special status of Kashmir, in Ahmedabad, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

People celebrate after the government scrapped the special status of Kashmir, in Ahmedabad, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

People celebrate after the government scrapped the special status of Kashmir, in Ahmedabad, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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People shout slogans as they celebrate after the government scrapped the special status of Kashmir, in Ahmedabad, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

People shout slogans as they celebrate after the government scrapped the special status of Kashmir, in Ahmedabad, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

People shout slogans as they celebrate after the government scrapped the special status of Kashmir, in Ahmedabad, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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People shout slogans as they celebrate after the government scrapped the special status of Kashmir, in Ahmedabad, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

People shout slogans as they celebrate after the government scrapped the special status of Kashmir, in Ahmedabad, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

People shout slogans as they celebrate after the government scrapped the special status of Kashmir, in Ahmedabad, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Demonstrators hold signs and chant slogans as they march in solidarity with the people of Kashmir, during a rally in Karachi, Pakistan August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

Demonstrators hold signs and chant slogans as they march in solidarity with the people of Kashmir, during a rally in Karachi, Pakistan August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

Demonstrators hold signs and chant slogans as they march in solidarity with the people of Kashmir, during a rally in Karachi, Pakistan August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro
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Demonstrators hold signs and chant slogans as they march in solidarity with the people of Kashmir, during a rally in Karachi, Pakistan August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

Demonstrators hold signs and chant slogans as they march in solidarity with the people of Kashmir, during a rally in Karachi, Pakistan August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

Demonstrators hold signs and chant slogans as they march in solidarity with the people of Kashmir, during a rally in Karachi, Pakistan August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro
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People hold signs and shout slogans during a protest after the government scrapped the special status for Kashmir, in New Delhi, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

People hold signs and shout slogans during a protest after the government scrapped the special status for Kashmir, in New Delhi, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

People hold signs and shout slogans during a protest after the government scrapped the special status for Kashmir, in New Delhi, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A man holds a sign and shouts slogans during a protest after the government scrapped the special status for Kashmir, in New Delhi, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A man holds a sign and shouts slogans during a protest after the government scrapped the special status for Kashmir, in New Delhi, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A man holds a sign and shouts slogans during a protest after the government scrapped the special status for Kashmir, in New Delhi, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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People hold signs and shout slogans during a protest after the government scrapped the special status for Kashmir, in New Delhi, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

People hold signs and shout slogans during a protest after the government scrapped the special status for Kashmir, in New Delhi, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

People hold signs and shout slogans during a protest after the government scrapped the special status for Kashmir, in New Delhi, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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People burn firecrackers as they celebrate after the government scrapped the special status for Kashmir, in New Delhi,  August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

People burn firecrackers as they celebrate after the government scrapped the special status for Kashmir, in New Delhi, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

People burn firecrackers as they celebrate after the government scrapped the special status for Kashmir, in New Delhi, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Activists from the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), the student wing of India s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), celebrate after the government scrapped the special status for Kashmir, in New Delhi, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Activists from the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), the student wing of India s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), celebrate after the government scrapped the special status for Kashmir, in New Delhi, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree...more

Activists from the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), the student wing of India s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), celebrate after the government scrapped the special status for Kashmir, in New Delhi, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A man holds a sign and shouts slogans during a protest after the government scrapped the special status for Kashmir, in New Delhi, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A man holds a sign and shouts slogans during a protest after the government scrapped the special status for Kashmir, in New Delhi, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A man holds a sign and shouts slogans during a protest after the government scrapped the special status for Kashmir, in New Delhi, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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People hold a banner during a protest after the government scrapped the special status for Kashmir, in Kolkata, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

People hold a banner during a protest after the government scrapped the special status for Kashmir, in Kolkata, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

People hold a banner during a protest after the government scrapped the special status for Kashmir, in Kolkata, India, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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An Indian army soldier patrols on a bridge during restrictions in Jammu, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

An Indian army soldier patrols on a bridge during restrictions in Jammu, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

An Indian army soldier patrols on a bridge during restrictions in Jammu, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta
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People hold flags and signs in solidarity with the people of Kashmir, during a rally in Karachi, Pakistan August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

People hold flags and signs in solidarity with the people of Kashmir, during a rally in Karachi, Pakistan August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

People hold flags and signs in solidarity with the people of Kashmir, during a rally in Karachi, Pakistan August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro
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People symbolically lay dead during a rally in solidarity with the people of Kashmir, in Lahore, Pakistan August 5, 2019. The banner reads in Urdu, 'Martyrs' blood will not go waste'. REUTERS/Mohsin Raza

People symbolically lay dead during a rally in solidarity with the people of Kashmir, in Lahore, Pakistan August 5, 2019. The banner reads in Urdu, 'Martyrs' blood will not go waste'. REUTERS/Mohsin Raza

People symbolically lay dead during a rally in solidarity with the people of Kashmir, in Lahore, Pakistan August 5, 2019. The banner reads in Urdu, 'Martyrs' blood will not go waste'. REUTERS/Mohsin Raza
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People hold banners and chant slogans during a rally in solidarity with the people of Kashmir, in Lahore, Pakistan August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Mohsin Raza

People hold banners and chant slogans during a rally in solidarity with the people of Kashmir, in Lahore, Pakistan August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Mohsin Raza

People hold banners and chant slogans during a rally in solidarity with the people of Kashmir, in Lahore, Pakistan August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Mohsin Raza
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View of a deserted road during restrictions in Srinagar, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

View of a deserted road during restrictions in Srinagar, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

View of a deserted road during restrictions in Srinagar, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Indian security personnel stand guard on a deserted road during restrictions in Srinagar, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Indian security personnel stand guard on a deserted road during restrictions in Srinagar, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Indian security personnel stand guard on a deserted road during restrictions in Srinagar, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Indian security personnel stop people during restrictions in Srinagar, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Indian security personnel stop people during restrictions in Srinagar, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Indian security personnel stop people during restrictions in Srinagar, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Residents cross a street during restrictions in Srinagar, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Residents cross a street during restrictions in Srinagar, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Residents cross a street during restrictions in Srinagar, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Indian security personnel patrol on deserted road during restrictions in Srinagar, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Indian security personnel patrol on deserted road during restrictions in Srinagar, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Indian security personnel patrol on deserted road during restrictions in Srinagar, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Barbed wire is seen laid on a deserted road during restrictions in Srinagar, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Barbed wire is seen laid on a deserted road during restrictions in Srinagar, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Barbed wire is seen laid on a deserted road during restrictions in Srinagar, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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People hold signs and chant slogans as they attend a rally in solidarity with the people of Kashmir, in Karachi, Pakistan August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

People hold signs and chant slogans as they attend a rally in solidarity with the people of Kashmir, in Karachi, Pakistan August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

People hold signs and chant slogans as they attend a rally in solidarity with the people of Kashmir, in Karachi, Pakistan August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro
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Kashmiri residents throw stones towards Indian security forces during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in Srinagar, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Kashmiri residents throw stones towards Indian security forces during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in Srinagar, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Kashmiri residents throw stones towards Indian security forces during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in Srinagar, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Kashmiri residents throw stones towards Indian security forces during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in Srinagar, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Kashmiri residents throw stones towards Indian security forces during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in Srinagar, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Kashmiri residents throw stones towards Indian security forces during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in Srinagar, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Pakistanis living in Germany protest against India's decision to revoke the special status of the Muslim-majority region of Kashmir, at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Pakistanis living in Germany protest against India's decision to revoke the special status of the Muslim-majority region of Kashmir, at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Pakistanis living in Germany protest against India's decision to revoke the special status of the Muslim-majority region of Kashmir, at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
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A supporter of India's main opposition Congress party reacts as he is detained by police during a protest against scrapping of special constitutional status for Kashmir, in Jammu August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

A supporter of India's main opposition Congress party reacts as he is detained by police during a protest against scrapping of special constitutional status for Kashmir, in Jammu August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

A supporter of India's main opposition Congress party reacts as he is detained by police during a protest against scrapping of special constitutional status for Kashmir, in Jammu August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta
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Pakistanis living in Germany protest against India's decision to revoke the special status of the Muslim-majority region of Kashmir, at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Pakistanis living in Germany protest against India's decision to revoke the special status of the Muslim-majority region of Kashmir, at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Pakistanis living in Germany protest against India's decision to revoke the special status of the Muslim-majority region of Kashmir, at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
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Kashmiri residents walk past a truck which was allegedly damaged by Indian security forces after clashes between protesters and the security forces during restrictions following the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in Srinagar August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Kashmiri residents walk past a truck which was allegedly damaged by Indian security forces after clashes between protesters and the security forces during restrictions following the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the...more

Kashmiri residents walk past a truck which was allegedly damaged by Indian security forces after clashes between protesters and the security forces during restrictions following the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in Srinagar August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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A Kashmiri man walks past a house with windows covered with bedsheets and blankets after the house was allegedly damaged by Indian security forces after clashes between protesters and the security forces during restrictions following the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in Srinagar August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A Kashmiri man walks past a house with windows covered with bedsheets and blankets after the house was allegedly damaged by Indian security forces after clashes between protesters and the security forces during restrictions following the scrapping of...more

A Kashmiri man walks past a house with windows covered with bedsheets and blankets after the house was allegedly damaged by Indian security forces after clashes between protesters and the security forces during restrictions following the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in Srinagar August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A woman, whose family car was allegedly damaged by Indian security forces after clashes between protesters and the security forces during restrictions, sits outside her house in Srinagar August 10, 2019. The clashes occurred on Friday, after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A woman, whose family car was allegedly damaged by Indian security forces after clashes between protesters and the security forces during restrictions, sits outside her house in Srinagar August 10, 2019. The clashes occurred on Friday, after the...more

A woman, whose family car was allegedly damaged by Indian security forces after clashes between protesters and the security forces during restrictions, sits outside her house in Srinagar August 10, 2019. The clashes occurred on Friday, after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Kashmiris crowd around an official to use a phone at a goverment office, during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in Srinagar August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Devjyot Ghoshal

Kashmiris crowd around an official to use a phone at a goverment office, during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in Srinagar August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Devjyot Ghoshal

Kashmiris crowd around an official to use a phone at a goverment office, during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in Srinagar August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Devjyot Ghoshal
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Kashmiri residents stand in a street at a neighbourhood where dozens of houses and vehicles were allegedly damaged by Indian security forces after clashes between protesters and the security forces during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in Srinagar, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Kashmiri residents stand in a street at a neighbourhood where dozens of houses and vehicles were allegedly damaged by Indian security forces after clashes between protesters and the security forces during restrictions after the scrapping of the...more

Kashmiri residents stand in a street at a neighbourhood where dozens of houses and vehicles were allegedly damaged by Indian security forces after clashes between protesters and the security forces during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in Srinagar, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Kashmiri men walk past a pickup truck which was allegedly damaged by Indian security forces after clashes between protesters and the security forces during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in Srinagar, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Kashmiri men walk past a pickup truck which was allegedly damaged by Indian security forces after clashes between protesters and the security forces during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the...more

Kashmiri men walk past a pickup truck which was allegedly damaged by Indian security forces after clashes between protesters and the security forces during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in Srinagar, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A window of a house which was allegedly damaged by Indian security personnel after clashes between protesters and the security forces during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, is seen in Srinagar, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A window of a house which was allegedly damaged by Indian security personnel after clashes between protesters and the security forces during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, is seen...more

A window of a house which was allegedly damaged by Indian security personnel after clashes between protesters and the security forces during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, is seen in Srinagar, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A man with pellet injuries lies in a hospital bed after he was injured during clashes between the Indian police and protesters during restrictions after Indian government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer NO ARCHIVES. NO RESALES.

A man with pellet injuries lies in a hospital bed after he was injured during clashes between the Indian police and protesters during restrictions after Indian government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 9, 2019....more

A man with pellet injuries lies in a hospital bed after he was injured during clashes between the Indian police and protesters during restrictions after Indian government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer NO ARCHIVES. NO RESALES.
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Demonstrators shout slogans outside a hospital emergency unit during a protest after the Indian government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer NO ARCHIVES. NO RESALES.

Demonstrators shout slogans outside a hospital emergency unit during a protest after the Indian government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer NO ARCHIVES. NO RESALES.

Demonstrators shout slogans outside a hospital emergency unit during a protest after the Indian government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer NO ARCHIVES. NO RESALES.
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An Indian security force personnel stops people on a motorbike during restrictions after Indian government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

An Indian security force personnel stops people on a motorbike during restrictions after Indian government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

An Indian security force personnel stops people on a motorbike during restrictions after Indian government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Indian security forces personnel patrol a deserted street during restrictions after the government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Indian security forces personnel patrol a deserted street during restrictions after the government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Indian security forces personnel patrol a deserted street during restrictions after the government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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A Kashmiri man participates in a protest against the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in New Delhi, India, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A Kashmiri man participates in a protest against the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in New Delhi, India, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A Kashmiri man participates in a protest against the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in New Delhi, India, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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People watch as Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers an address to the nation, on a TV screen in Ahmedabad, India, August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

People watch as Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers an address to the nation, on a TV screen in Ahmedabad, India, August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

People watch as Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers an address to the nation, on a TV screen in Ahmedabad, India, August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A woman carrying eatables walks past closed shops during restrictions after the government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A woman carrying eatables walks past closed shops during restrictions after the government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A woman carrying eatables walks past closed shops during restrictions after the government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Indian security force personnel stand guard in a deserted street during restrictions after the government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Indian security force personnel stand guard in a deserted street during restrictions after the government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Indian security force personnel stand guard in a deserted street during restrictions after the government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Indian security forces personnel patrol a deserted street during restrictions after the government scrapped special status for Kashmir, as it rains in Srinagar August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Indian security forces personnel patrol a deserted street during restrictions after the government scrapped special status for Kashmir, as it rains in Srinagar August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Indian security forces personnel patrol a deserted street during restrictions after the government scrapped special status for Kashmir, as it rains in Srinagar August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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A man walks with a herd of sheep in a deserted road during restrictions after the government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A man walks with a herd of sheep in a deserted road during restrictions after the government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A man walks with a herd of sheep in a deserted road during restrictions after the government scrapped special status for Kashmir, in Srinagar August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Students display placards and shout slogans during a protest against the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in New Delhi, India, August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Students display placards and shout slogans during a protest against the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in New Delhi, India, August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Students display placards and shout slogans during a protest against the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in New Delhi, India, August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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