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India s Kashmir War

It is the Indian government which has provided a handful of secessionist militants in Kashmir with a mass base. Jagmohan's return to Jammu as governor signalled the unleashing of state repression on a massive scale The government's tendency to treat mass demonstrations as the handiwork of Pakistani agents and use indiscriminate force against the people has alienated the Kashmiri public from India and pushed them into the arms of militants. 7b make matters worse Jagmohan's identification with the BJP in the popular perception and his pronounced anti-Muslim measures are widening the gulf between Hindus and Muslims in the state.

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