Blast, Anti Modi Posters, Anti Indian Army slogans erupt in Occupied Kashmir
ISLAMABAD - In occupied Kashmir, the sufferings of millions of people living in Kashmir Valley and Muslim majority areas of Jammu region continued unabated due to strict military siege imposed by India on the 90th straight day, Saturday.
Normal life remained badly affected in Kashmir Valley and parts of Jammu due to unrelenting restrictions under section 144 and gag on internet and prepaid cellular services.
The occupation authorities despite all-out efforts have failed to engineer normalcy in occupied Kashmir as people continue to observe shutdown to show their resentment against India’s recent actions in the territory.
Barring a few hours in the morning and evening, shops and business establishments remain closed most of the time.
Public transport is off the roads while students are not attending schools and colleges except those who have to appear in the examinations for 10th and 12th classes.
Meanwhile, posters displayed in Srinagar have warned that any Kashmiri politician found overtly or covertly cooperating in any way with Bharatiya Janata Party and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh will face stern action by the people.
Unidentified persons set ablaze a government school building by hurling petrol bombs in Kumdlan area of Shopian district. Indian police arrested a youth in Sopore.
On the occasion of 35th anniversary of Sikhs massacre in India after the murder of Indira Gandhi in 1984, thousands of Sikhs and Kashmiris took to the streets of Geneva to protest against the Indian forces' crackdown in Punjab and occupied Kashmir.
Sikhs and Kashmiris in solidarity with each other and other minorities in India marched from Palais Wilson to United Nations Human Rights Council offices in Geneva, where the protest rally converted into a large gathering at Broken Chair monument in front of the UN office.
The protesters were carrying banners and placards with slogans like “Stop genocide of Sikhs and Kashmiris” and “Indian army quit Kashmir.”