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Life remains affected during 2nd half of day in Kashmir

Srinagar, Dec 7 (UNI) Life remained affected during the second half of the day after normal activities in the morning on Saturday in the Kashmir, including summer capital, Srinagar, where people were protesting against scrapping of Article 370 besides dividing the state into two Union Territories (UTs) on August 5.
Leaders of different political parties, including three former Chief Ministers of Dr Farooq Abdullah, his son Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti besides ex-ministers and legislators who remained detained since August 5.
The pre-paid mobile service and internet facilities, including broadband, remained suspended since August 5.
Meanwhile, large number of Central Paramilitary Forces (CPMF) remained deployed on streets despite sub zero temperature since morning to maintain law and order.
There was no restriction in any part of the valley, including summer capital, Srinagar.
Due to dense fog and icy cold winds, shops and business establishments reopened very late in Srinagar, including historic Lal Chowk, the nerve centre of the summer capital this morning. Normally business activities were resuming at 0830 hrs 0930 hrs till 1300 hrs and 1400 hrs.
However, majority shops and business establishments reopened between 0930 hrs to 1030 hrs due to chill following coldest night of the winter so far at minus 3.6 degrees, about three notches below normal. However, business and other activities comes to halt again in the afternoon.
Due to dense fog, not much vehicles were on the roads this morning. However, the number increases as the day progress. Public transport was now operating normally on all routes in the valley throughout the day for the past about one month.
People were observing total spontaneous strike against scrapping of special status of the state since August 5.
However, shops and business establishments are now functioning for four to five hours in the morning for the past one month. But, due to cold in the morning, shops are now opening late and closing in the afternoon. However, in some areas shops remained open throughout the day.
Similar reports were also received from other parts of the Kashmir valley.
Pre-paid mobile service besides Internet, including Broadband, remained suspended, badly hitting students, traders, journalists and other professionals.
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