“Everyone is not an expert on forced disappearances. We have to make sure no clue is left behind,” the Rapid Action Battalion officer has been quoted as saying.
Kashmir has 20,000 widows and half-widows; women whose husbands were killed either by militants, state security forces or in the crossfire.
While the world celebrates Mother’s Day, many of these women are mourning, or still waiting for their loved ones to return.
An artist’s attempt to trigger tactile memories of a shared sky under which the Valley once breathed, in the hope of new tentative gestures across the chasm