Asia: South & Central Kashmir elections: Is a Hindu-Muslim alliance now in the offing?

In local elections, the governing BJP won in Jammu and a local Muslim party won in Kashmir. All eyes are now on Prime Minister Modi and a popular Kashmiri politician named Mufti Mohammad Sayeed. 

By , Correspondent

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The party of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made significant electoral gains in the troubled region of Jammu and Kashmir, underscoring the Indian leader's desire to seek closer integration of the troubled Himalayan region with the rest of the country.