“Amid Shutdown, Normalcy seems returning in
Kashmir valley after Four Months of Unrest”
Normalcy seems back to Kashmir valley after months of unrest.The movement of people and transport have increased, and annual board exams have begun from YesterdayIn the first sign of normalcy back to Kashmir valley after four months of unrest, passenger vehicles including buses, Auto Ricksha’s plied in Srinagar and outskirts from last three days.The examinations of class 10th and 12th started both of them have been peaceful. There was increasing rush of vehicles in city center Lal Chowk its adjoining areas.Kashmir Valley had witnessed massive unrest this year After Hizbul Mujahideen Militant Burhan Muzaffar Wani who was killed along with two associates in south kashmiri’s Kokernag area of Anantanag District in an encounter with security forces on July 8 this year. Apart from this 40 schools, many Govt buildings, Auto Ricksha’s, Shops were also burnt down from last four months of Shutdown and Curfew.However, several passenger vehicles, including buses, started plying on Srinagar roads from last two to three days. While the shops in city centre Lal-Chowk continue to remain locked Down but street vendors at several places had set up their stalls, while banks were also open across the Valley and witnessed huge Rush.As per Detailed Report carry by this Correspondent, More than 96 people, including two police men, have been killed and More than 15 thousand injured, Thousands Blinded, Morethan 600Youths were booked under Public Safety Act in the ongoing unrest in the Valley. More than Five Thousand security forces personnel have also been injured in the clashes.Officials Sources said this is for the first time from last four months that vehicles were seen on the roads.However Shutdown Continues in the Kashmir Valley for the 130th consecutive day due to the Strike called by Joint Separist Leadership.
Report : Nasir ahmad