SRINAGAR: The grim situation remained unchanged in Indian occupied Kashmir on 57th consecutive day, on Sunday, due to continued restrictions and communication blackout imposed by Narendra Modi-led communal government. Normal life continues to remain crippled in the Kashmir valley and Muslim majority areas of Jammu region due to the snapping of mobile and internet services and closure of shops, markets, business establishments and educational institutions as well as the absence of public transport, as per Kashmir Media Service. The occupation authorities keep the communication means including internet and mobile phones suspended and TV channels shut in the Kashmir valley and Muslim areas of Jammu region. Indian troops in latest act of state terrorism martyred seven Kashmiri youth in Ganderbal, Ramban and Shopian districts during cordon and search operations on September 28.
Earlier, an officer of Indian Border Police had committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle in IOK. This incident of suicide raised the number of such deaths among Indian troops and police personnel to 442 since January 2007. In Islamabad, the Convener of All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir chapter, Syed Abdullah Gilani, talking to media said that Pakistan Prime Minister, Imran Khan, in his address to the UN General Assembly has effectively represented the aspirations of the Kashmiris.
He said that Imran Khan proved himself a real ambassador of the oppressed people of occupied Kashmir. Former Chief Minister of occupied Kashmir and Indian National Congress leader, Ghulam Nabi Azad, in an interview in New Delhi said that situation in occupied Kashmir was deplorable and a huge crisis was unfolding in the valley where the poor people had nothing to eat. NNI