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Kashmir furiously debates Modi's rise and rise

Srinagar: BJP leader Narendra Modi's probable rise to the top job in India invokes both hope and uncertainty among people in Jammu and Kashmir.Whichever way the locals view Modi, nobody doubts that once in power,

India TV News Desk Updated on: May 15, 2014 17:46 IST
Later, the Mirwaiz denied making such a statement.

In the Kashmir Valley, the ruling National Conference and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) swore during Lok Sabha election rallies that they would have no truck with Modi if he came to power.

The National Conference remained at the forefront of invoking Modi's fear while seeking votes.

Interestingly, the fear psychosis the National Conference tried to create by invoking his name seems to have found few takers.

Farooq Abdullah said Kashmir had to be "saved" from Modi since he would abrogate article 370 of the constitution that gives special status to the country's only Muslim-majority state.


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