SRINAGAR (92 News) – Normal life is disrupted as curfew entered the consecutive 92nd day on Monday in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK).
According to the KMS, Indian forces remain deployed in huge numbers and restrictions in place under Section 144 in the Kashmir Valley and Muslim Majority areas of Jammu and Ladakh regions.
While landline connections and voice calls on postpaid cellular networks have been partially restored, but ban on internet across all platforms during curfew and prepaid mobile phones remain enforced in the territory.
As a mark of unprecedented silent resistance against Indian occupation and its August 5 illegal action, people continue to keep their shops shut except for a brief two-hour period in the morning or evening, students stay away from schools and very thin attendance is witnessed in government and private offices. Public transport is also off the roads.
Bhim Singh, chief patron of the J&K National Panthers Party, addressing a press conference in Jammu has urged the Indian President to intervene in J&K affairs so that the present situation emerging due to division of IOK shall not take a volatile turn.
The NPP supremo also said an urgent convention should be organised in the middle of Nov after the SC decided the case on the constitutional validity of abrogation of Article 370.
Notwithstanding celebrations being organized by the BJP at different places of declaration of J&K into UT, the leaders of the saffron party are facing anger of the people of Jammu for their failure to protect their land and job rights, which were promised to them after August 5 action. But, it is said, that nothing in this regard has been mentioned in the circular issued by the Indian government.
Earlier, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred a Kashmiri youth. The troops martyred the youth in a fake encounter during a cordon and search operation in Bijbehara area of the district during curfew.
On the other hand, Indian troops resorted to indiscriminate firing after an army bunker was attacked by unidentified gunmen in Drubgam area of Pulwama
district. The troops cordoned off the area and launched searches to nab the attackers.