A group of students holding placards during a candle light protest against Delhi gang rape, at Residency Road in Srinagar- PTI

A group of students holding placards during a candle light protest against Delhi gang rape, at Residency Road in Srinagar- PTI

A group of students holding placards during a candle light protest against Delhi gang rape, at Residency Road in Srinagar- PTI

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