Jammu & Kashmir

Kashmir, Banihal shut in protest against mass arrests in Kashmir, assault on Article 35-A

Srinagar: Kashmir valley on Sunday shut down in protest called by the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) against mass arrests and a legal challenge to Article 35A.

The call for the shutdown was issued by the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), comprised of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, and Muhammad Yasin Malik against the mass arrests, nocturnal raids, censorship and attempts to abbrogate article 35-A.

All shops and other commercial establishments are closed in Srinagar and other district headquarters of the Valley. Public transport is off the roads.

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