India Kashmir: BJP pulls out of controversial alliance

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Aliya Nazki in BBC Urdu “Sairbeen” covered these topics:
• The chief minister of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti, has resigned after the ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) quit a coalition with her party.
The BJP said the three-year alliance with the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) had become “untenable” in the wake of increasing violence.
The PDP’s decision to ally with the BJP had been seen as controversial.
Its time in power was marked by rising violence in the Kashmir valley.
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Six months later the two beauty queens have been reunited when Sarah Idan was invited to Israel by the American Jewish Committee, a pro-Israel advocacy group.