India's Modi calls for Kashmir peace during independence ceremony

India is celebrating 70 years of independence, and Narendra Modi, the country’s prime minister, has used the occasion to renew calls for peace in the disputed territory of Kashmir.

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    India is celebrating 70 years of independence, and Narendra Modi, the country’s prime minister, has used the occasion to renew calls for peace in the disputed territory of Kashmir.

    Modi also spoke out against vigilante attacks against non-Hindu communities.

    But critics say the attacks are prompted by Modi's own Hindu nationalist party.

     

    Al Jazeera's Bernard Smith reports from New Delhi.


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