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The Indian government has imposed Governor’s rule in occupied Kashmir with immediate Kashmir.

Ram Nath Kovind, the Indian president has approved the imposition of Governor’s rule in occupied Kashmir, a day after Modi’s BJP pulled out of its alliance with Mehbooba Mufti’s PDP.

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The state’s chief minister Mehbooba Mufti, who hails from the PDP, tendered her resignation after the alliance lost the majority to rule.

This decision allows the BJP to act tough on Kashmir before a general election next year in which Modi will seek a second term in office, analysts said.

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