Jammu and Kashmir, a year after the end of Article 370
Jammu and Kashmir is no stranger to turbulent times, but the past one year has been trying for the valley and its people. On August 5 last year, the Centre abrogated Article 370, stripping the state of its special status and bifurcated it into two Union territories – Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. A year later, barring for a few relaxations, the scene is not so rosy. The Federal chronicles the changes that August 5 triggered a year after the eventful decision.

View from Srinagar: An uneasy calm under the Centre’s jackboots

On August 5, 2019, when the Narendra Modi government revoked the special status of the erstwhile state, one of arguments proffered in its favour was that it would change the financial fortunes of people like Amin. The outcome has defied the stated intention.

How Aug 5 move mainstreamed separatists, discredited politicians in J&K

A year after the Modi government read down Article 370 that accorded “special status” to Jammu and Kashmir, and sliced it into two Union Territories, a pall of gloom and silence hangs over the region.
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