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A Kashmiri graphic novelist dreams of peace

Malik Sajjad dreams that one day children will lead lives free of fear, unlike his own.

More than 127 million people are eligible to vote in this round of India‘s seven-phase election.

Polls have opened in areas throughout Indian-administered Kashmir.

Al Jazeera spoke to a graphic novelist who described how his work is affected by the instability in the region. He hopes the elections will change the dark imagery he sees that influences his work.