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The Indian Government Insists All Is Well in Kashmir. But As the Communications Shutdown Continues, Its Citizens Are Struggling
Bashir is the author of award-winning novels The Half Mother and Scattered Souls. He was born and brought up in Indian-administered Kashmir and currently teaches journalism at a university in Kashmir.