17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
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Jamia Masjed (Friday Mosque) on the eve of Eid festival. This is the historical stage of separatist and pro-pakistani politics since the Indo-Pakistani partition of 1947 occurred. At the time Kashmir, which was the only Muslim majority state in the subcontinent which ruled by a Hindu maraja, became the “casus belli” for the first war between India and Pakistan.

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Date Taken: 06.2018
Date Uploaded: 09.2019
Photo Location: Srinagar, India
Camera: Canon EOS 550D
Copyright: © Simone Mestroni