DAY 101: SHUTDOWN CRIPPLES NORMAL LIFE IN KASHMIR

Situation across Kashmir including summer capital Srinagar continued to remain out of gear due to the spontaneous shutdown on 102nd consecutive day today.
Shops and other business establishments remained closed across valley while public transport plied partially on some routes in Srinagar amid an increased movement of private vehicles.

Shutdown continues in Kashmir more than three months after the centre repealed Articles 370 and 35A and divided Jammu and Kashmir an erstwhile state into two Union territories.
Students continued to skip classes thereby leaving all educational institutions desolate; however the teachers marked their presence amid shutdown at all educational institutions.

Even as the government claimed to have lift restrictions from everywhere in Kashmir, deployment of police and paramilitary forces was intact on roads in several areas in old city.
While city’s flea market (Sunday Market) from TRC Crossing to Lal Chowk was abuzz with shoppers, roadside vendors setup their stalls on roads in several areas.

Internet and prepaid mobile service continued to remain suspended on 102nd running day in Kashmir in the wake of centers major decision on Jammu and Kashmir in August.
Reports said that normal life remained crippled in other district headquarters due to the shutdown which completed 102 days on Thursday.
Markets in both south and north Kashmir wore deserted look and public transport was by and large off the roads.