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Sheikh Abdullah, the "Lion of Kashmir," is buried near the Hazratbal shrine on the banks of the emerald Naseem Lake, his tomb heavily guarded by India’s security forces. This represents one of those ironies that history keeps throwing up: the very people who jailed him now guard his tomb and the very people whose "Lion" he was, are disenchanted with him. Why? He compromised with Indira Gandhi to return to power after 18 years in Indian jails.



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