The Kashmir elections have reshaped the language and agenda of all parties

December 23, 2014 6:46 AM

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In a state caught up in militancy and separatism for more than two decades, the intensely competitive and participatory 2014 Jammu and Kashmir Assembly election provides a very interesting picture.

Particularly interesting is the situation in Kashmir, where electoral politics remained completely de-legitimised throughout the 1990s. Here, despite the mass devastation caused by the recent floods, the political environment has been surcharged with aggressive electoral campaigning. A reasonably hi...

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