Kashmir Shuts Down On Indian Republic Day


Indian paramilitary soldiers stand guard as Kashmiri children look... News PhotoActivity,Army Soldier,Authority,Celebration,Child,City,Guarding,Horizontal,Human Interest,India,Jammu and Kashmir,Paramilitary,Republic Day,Srinagar,SummerPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Yawar NazirSRINAGAR, KASHMIR, INDIA - JANUARY 26: Indian paramilitary soldiers stand guard as Kashmiri children look towards them outside the Bakshi stadium , where the authorities hold the main function city during India's Republic Day celebrations on January 26, 2013 in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Administered Kashmir. All businesses, schools and shops were closed and traffic remained off the roads following a strike call given by Kashmiri separatist leaders against India's Republic Day celebrations in Kashmir. Meanwhile India deployed large numbers of Indian police and paramilitary forces to prevent any incidents during the official celebrations. (Photo by Yawar Nazir/Getty Images)