The first all-girl rock band to come out of Kashmir has been forced to cancel their live shows after receiving rape and death threats on Facebook.
Award-winning Pragaash, which means light, have been targetted since December when they won a prize at their first public performance.
Following the concert, comments appeared on Facebook from extremists who said the teenage girls should be raped and then drowned.
A Facebook page KashmirNews posted a photograph of the band with a caption stating: 'Personally, I consider them as shameless and spoiled brats...
'A lot of people criticised the girls. Some even went on to say, "Post this status in advance. The three band girls raped in Jammu and thrown in river."'
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