Flood-affected Kashmiris angry at poll timing

Many in Indian-administered Kashmir have criticised start of voting for state government so soon after natural disaster.

    Residents of Indian-administered Kashmir have started voting to elect a new state government.

    For the first time, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's right-wing BJP party is a strong contender, but there is anger over the timing of the election, just two months after floods devastated the region.

    Al Jazeera's Faiz Jamil reports from Srinagar.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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