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It's Azad's Kashmir now

It took 30 years, but the Congress party has done it. It will once again be at the helm of affairs in Jammu and Kashmir.

Ghulam Nabi Azad was sworn in as chief minister on Wednesday evening at the Sher-e-Kashmir International Convention Centre in Srinagar. He took over from the People's Democratic Party's Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, who completed three years in office.

In 2002, the two parties had agreed to share power on a three-year rotation basis after the elections produced a hung verdict. Now, it's the Congress' turn.

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Image: Ghulam Nabi Azad being sworn in.

Photograph: TAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP/Getty Images

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