SRINAGAR: The routine life was affected in Indian-occupied Kashmir on Sunday due to a shutdown called by the joint resistance leadership against the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the valley.
Modi is visiting Jammu today to inaugurate the 9.2 km Chenani-Nashri tunnel.
All shops and other business establishments are closed in Srinagar and other district headquarters of the valley. Public transport is also off the roads.
Call for the shutdown has been given by joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik.
Meanwhile, the data issued by Kashmir Media Service, revealed that Indian troops, in their continued acts of state terrorism, martyred eighteen Kashmiris during last month.
Four hundred thirty people were injured due to use of brute force and firing of bullets, pellets, and teargas shells on peaceful protesters during the period.