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Kashmir braces for Burhan Wani anniversary, Islamic State claims his legacy

Beef lynchings, love jihad have begun fuelling the valley's gradual allegiance towards a Khilafat

Ajai Shukla  |  Loragam, Tral, J&K 

On Saturday, the spotlight on the civil uprising roiling Southern Kashmir will shift temporarily to the improbably beautiful Loragam village, nestling in the foothills of the snow-clad Pir Panjal mountain range.   This was the home of Burhan Wani, the young Hizbul Mujahideen commander whose videotaped exhortations to fight India made him a star amongst the social media-savvy Kashmiri youth, and a prime target for Indian security forces. Wani met his end exactly a year ago, on July 8, 2016, cornered by the Jammu & Kashmir Police (JKP) in a cordon in nearby Kokernag.   His ...

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First Published: Sat, July 08 2017. 02:40 IST
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