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Modi urges Kashmir’s youth to choose tourism over terrorism

Narendra Modi had some valuable advice for Kashmir’s youth.

By: Sarwar Alam

Indian Prime minister Narendra Modi urged the youth of Kashmir today to choose tourism and development over terrorism, shortly after inaugurating a 37.2 billion rupee ($574 million) highway tunnel in the northern state of Jammu and Kashmir. “While on the one hand youth in Kashmir were busy pelting stones, on the other some youth were breaking stones to carve out this tunnel,” he said, referring to unrest in the state that followed a security force raid that killed militant leader Burhan Wani last July. The violence since last summer, largely in the form of troops firing on civilian crowds with…

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