Shutdown marked by restrictions being observed in IIOJK

Srinagar, May 22, 2023 (PPI-OT): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Modi-led Indian regime has caged people by converting the entire into a military fortress on the occasion of G20 meeting in Srinagar, today. Despite Indian authorities’ threats to business community, complete shutdown is being observed today to register protest against the G20 meeting in Srinagar by the Modi government.

Indian police summoned shopkeepers of Srinagar mostly from Lal Chowk, Residency Road, Budshaw Chowk, Maisuma and other areas, and directed them to open their shops on Monday and Tuesday. They were warned of dire consequences in case they did not obey the order. Traffic movement was nowhere seen while movement of the locals was restricted in the Srinagar city. The People Asked by authorities to stay indoors in the city.

Call for the shutdown has been given by the All Parties Hurriyat Conference and supported by other Hurriyat leaders and organizations. The APHC in a statement said that by holding the G20 event in Srinagar the Modi regime wants to mislead the world community about the grave human rights situation and cover up its crimes in the occupied territory. Heavy deployment of Indian troops, paramilitary, elite National Security Guard and marine commando’s personnel around a convention centre on the banks of Dal Lake in Srinagar, the venue of the meeting. Indian troops since a week have stepped up house raids and cordon and search operations to terrorize the people.

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