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Clashes followed a stringent curfew witnessed in India-administered Kashmir on the first death anniversary of Burhan Wani whose killing sparked an outpouring of grief and anger leading to months-long violent protests in 2016.
Service providers ordered to cut internet connection as activists call for demonstrations to honour popular rebel commander Burhan Muzaffar Wani, whose killing in 2016 sparked months-long anti-India demonstrations in the disputed region.
Indian police and paramilitary shot tear gas and pellet guns at pro-Independence protesters in Srinagar city and other provinces as the disputed territory marked another gloomy Eid. Rights groups say some 53 people were killed in Ramadan.
Several areas in India-administered Kashmir were put on lockdown a day after 11 people including six policemen, three rebels and two civilians were killed in separate gunfights.
With the Indian state accused of trying to use an annual calendar to promote "heroes" that fit its own narrative, "counter-calendars" feature very different role models.
A murderer, a venture capitalist out for vengeance, outspoken politicians, a president's daughter, a Kashmiri rebel and a rapper refusing to play by music industry rules... these are the men and women who forced the world to take notice in 2016.
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