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Braid chopping tearing apart social fabric in Kashmir

By Ameen Rather
In broad daylight, people intercepted a transgender near Tourist Reception Centre, thrashed and abused him. He had come to Srinagar to pray at the Makhdoom Sahib shrine. Rag pickers and beggars are ‘soft’ target of the ‘mob flap’. Their looks and apparel make them more susceptible.

Braid Chopping in Kashmir and India’s Machiavellian Statesmanship

By Ameen Hussain Rather
So far more than 60 cases of braid cuttings have been registered in Kashmir. From a 55-year-old lady to a class 6 student, hundreds of women have been attacked till now. From bedroom to kitchen, washroom to reading room, from south to north, villages to towns, Kashmir has turned into a chaotic place.