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Kashmir hunger strikers slam India plan for Hindu colonies

Pro-independence leaders in Indian-controlled Kashmir have waged a hunger strike against the government to protest New Delhiā€™s plan to build separate townships for Hindu migrants in the disputed Muslim majority region, Press TV reports.

On Saturday, Indian police arrested a top Kashmiri leader at the site of the hunger strike in Srinagar after the decision by New Delhi drew widespread condemnation from all quarters within the territory, with leaders describing the move as a conspiracy to turn Kashmir into another Palestine. Continue reading Kashmir hunger strikers slam India plan for Hindu colonies