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India revokes Jammu and Kashmir's special status amidst increased regional tensions. The Indian government moved additional troops into the sensitive area before banning assemblies, closing schools, restricting tourism and announcing a plan to split the state into two union territories.

India Revokes Kashmir’s Special Status, Raising Fears of Unrest

The government announced an end to decades of autonomy in the disputed region, where residents were already on edge over increased troop levels and the suspension of internet service.

  1. The New York Times

Changes:

  1. India revokes Jammu and Kashmir's special status amidst increased regional tensions. Regional parties vow to keep the state's autonomy. The Hindu national government moved additional troops into the mainly Muslim state before banning assemblies, closing schools, restricting tourism and announcing a plan to split the state into two pieces
  2. India revokes Jammu and Kashmir's special status amidst increased regional tensions. The Indian government moved additional troops into the sensitive area before banning assemblies, closing schools, restricting tourism and announcing a plan to split the state into two union territories.

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