For 69th consecutive day and after violence has claimed over 80 lives in the Valley, life remained paralyzed.
In view of the continuing protest in Srinagar, the authorities made heavy deployment of the security forces in the city today, Sep 15.
A senior police official said: “Heavy deployments of police and paramilitary forces have been made in Srinagar and other district headquarters of the valley to maintain law and order today (Thursday)”.
The separatists continued their protest shutdown because of which public transport, main markets and other businesses have remained shut.
All schools, colleges and universities remained closed along with train services between Baramulla town and Jammu’s Bannihal town also suspended.
Internet facilities since Monday was down in the Valley. Calling was only allowed on BSNL postpaid.
All the separatists leaders were placed in the preventive detention in Srinagar.
forces to restore traffic always resulted in clashes between them.
A total of 86 persons were killed and 11,500 injured in the ongoing unrest that started on July 9 a day after Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani was killed.
Blow to Mehbooba Mufti as PDP MP Tariq Hamid Karra resigns from party, Lok Sabha
Adding fuel to fire, senior Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader and Lok Sabha member Tariq Hamid Karra on Thursday, Sep 15, resigned both from the party and the Parliament in a clear no confidence sign in the BJP-PDP alliance government in Jammy & Kashmir.
Karra tendered his resignation citing the government’s failure to deal with the violence that engulfed the state following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani on July 8.
“I have resigned from the primary membership of PDP and Parliament,” Karra was quoted as saying by the ANI.
Karra, who served as the state’s Finance minister in the PDP government led by Mufti Mohammad Sayeed in 2002, was against the alliance between PDP and Bharatiya Janata Party in J&K.