Resistance to the brutal Indian state and its imperialist allies continues, in all sections of the country, from the factories of Mumbai, to the forests of Orissa, to the mountainous regions of Kashmir and Jammu, where its peoples are fighting for self determination. This article is from Al Jazeera.
Kashmir Power Cut Protest Turns Deadly
“At least one person killed when Indian troops open fire on protesters angered by electricity outages in winter weather.”
January 3, 2012
Troops in Indian-controlled Kashmir have opened fire on hundreds of villagers who were protesting against frequent power cuts, killing one person and injuring two others, police said.Police said on Monday that the paramilitary troops belonging to India’s Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) began shooting as the protesters shouted slogans outside the main gate of a power plant near Baramulla town in northern Indian-administered Kashmir.
One protester was shot dead and two others were hospitalized with their condition said to be critical.
The killing triggered protests from locals who were demonstrating in front of the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) run Uri power plant situated in the region.
... full story at Revolution in South Asia.