Asia: South & Central Kashmir at crossroads on election eve. Will the valley move toward India?

Prime Minister Modi has been steadily stumping in Kashmir despite the antipathy of many locals. He knows he won't win hearts and minds. But could his Hindu party form a governing coalition in a heavily Muslim region? 

By , Correspondent

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The Kashmir conflict has dragged on so long that it has consumed an entire generation and brought two nuclear powers – India and Pakistan – to the brink of war. Frustration and anger have become all too normal in a place that Mahatma Gandhi once called the hope of India.