Life in J&K remains crippled; Shehla Rashid defends her claim

Srinagar: Thanks to the restrictions and strike since August 5, when Articles 370 and 35A were scrapped by the Centre, life remained crippled in Kashmir valley till now. Broadband and mobile services remained suspended for the 16th successive day, reported UNI.

However, restrictions were eased in the downtown and Shehar-e-Khas (SeK), for the first time since August 5, though business and other activities remained crippled.

According to another report, life is slowly returning to normal in Jammu and Kashmir as the authorities have further eased restrictions on Tuesday. According to the officials restrictions were relaxed in 136 police station areas of the total 197 in Jammu and Kashmir.

Meanwhile, Kashmir People’s Movement leader Shehla Rashid who faced severe criticism over her comments about alleged human rights abuses in Jammu and Kashmir, reiterated her claim and said she is ready to provide proof of allegations to the Indian Army.

According to India Today TV Shehla Rashid continued to defend her claims and asked if the army will take action in case she is able to furnish proof to the government and the Indian Army.