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Zubin Mehta: Kashmir concert 'was my dream'

Renowned Indian conductor Zubin Mehta has performed at a concert by the Bavarian State Orchestra in Indian-administered Kashmir.

Nearly 2,000 guests attended the event, hosted by the German embassy in the Shalimar Gardens in Srinagar.

It took place amid high security, and despite protests from separatists who said that it was an attempt to legitimise Delhi's rule in the disputed region.

Speaking to the BBC's Vineet Khare after the concert, Zubin Mehta said it had been his "dream" to perform in Kashmir.

He said that he would like to return and play for more people in the region.

  • 08 Sep 2013
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