Srinagar, March 05, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, shutdown is being observed in the Kashmir valley against the ban on Jamaat-e-Islami and New Delhi’s attempts to scrap Article 35-A of the Indian Constitution. Call for the strike was jointly given by the Kashmir Economic Alliance, Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers, Federation Chamber of Industries Kashmir (FCIK) and All Transport Welfare Association against the continued attacks on special status of Jammu and Kashmir, ban on Jamaat-e-Islami by the Indian government and the ongoing arrest spree in the occupied territory.
All shops and establishments are closed in Srinagar and other district headquarters of the valley. Complete shutdown is also being observed in Banihal township and its adjoining markets in Jammu region. Meanwhile, Indian troops launched a cordon and search operation in Narwaw village of Shopian district.
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