Demonstrations held against staging of election drama

Srinagar, October 05 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities have launched a massive crackdown in the Valley particularly in South Kashmir ahead of the so-called Municipal and Panchayat elections, arresting dozens of people.

The phase-wise Municipal elections are set to begin from Monday, 8th October. The Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has called for complete shutdown in the territory on the day to register protest against the holding of the polls.

Indian troops and police personnel raided several areas of Pulwama and Shopian districts of South Kashmir over the past couple of days and detained scores of people. The police also arrested Hurriyat leader, Javaid Ahmed Mir, from Maisuma area of Srinagar, today. The authorities have also established dozens of check-posts in different areas of Srinagar, causing huge inconvenience to the people particularly commuters. »

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Srinagar, October 05 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has said that holding of sham elections has lost all value for the people of Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, October 05 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the member of Human Rights Commission, Abdul Hameed Wani, has issued notices to Deputy Commissioner and the SSP of Kupwara asking them to file a report into the killing of an oofcial of Beacon company in Indian Army firing on September 30 in Rangwar Kralpora area of Kupwara. »

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Srinagar, October 05 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown was observed for the seventh consecutive day, today, in Qaimoh area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district against the establishment of a new army camp in Redwani village. »

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Srinagar, October 05 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, two persons were killed and another was injured when unidentified gunmen opened fire at them in Srinagar city, today. »

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Fresh arrest spree ahead of sham polls denounced

Srinagar, October 05 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference (JKMC) held a sit-in protest in Srinagar, today, against the continued illegal detention of party Chairman, Shabbir Ahmed Dar and other Hurriyat leaders and activists languishing in different jails of India and the territory. »

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Srinagar, October 05 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a delegation of Young Men’s League led by its Chairman, Imtiyaz Ahmed Reshi, today, visited several places in Srinagar and distributed among the people the posters highlighting the importance of election boycott in the territory. »

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Srinagar, October 05 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leader and the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League (JKPL), Mukhtar Ahmed Waza, has urged India to stop killing innocent Kashmiris. »

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Srinagar, October 05 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Hurriyat forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has strongly denounced the fresh military operation in the name of the so-called civic polls under which nocturnal raids are being conducted at the residences of resistance leaders and activists. »

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Jammu, October 05 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities have declared the branch office of India’s National Investigation Agency in Jammu as police station of the agency. »

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