Hindu Nationalists to Share Power in Indian Kashmir for First Time

March 1, 2015 12:43 PM

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India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has come to power in a coalition government in Indian Kashmir. It is the first time the Hindu nationalist party will have a role in governing India’s only Muslim majority region.

After Mufti Mohammad Sayeed of the People’s Democratic Party took the oath as Kashmir’s chief minister, Nirmal Singh from the Bharatiya Janata Party was sworn in as his deputy in Kashmir’s winter capital, Jammu.

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