2019 December 26 » Kashmir Media Service

Indian forces arrest Maulvi bashir

Srinagar, December 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, with mercury dropped many degrees below minus zero, the military siege and lockdown of the Kashmir Valley and Muslim-majority areas of Jammu region entered 144th straight day, today.

The people belonging to different walks of life are facing severe difficulties due to the continued suspension of internet, prepaid phone and text messaging services for nearly past five months. The students called for immediate restoration of internet services.

Indian forces arrested Jammu and Kashmir Mass Movement Chairman, Maulvi Bashir Ahmed, during a raid on his house in Srinagar. Earlier, his two brothers were also arrested while his family members including sister were subjected to severe torture during a raid on their house. The police arrested seven youth from different areas of Shopian district and booked them under black law, Public Safety Act. »

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Islamabad, December 26 (KMS): APHC-AJK General Secretary, Mohammad Hussain Khateeb, has said that time has proved the importance of Two-Nation Theory adding that what is happening in India today proves that Two-Nation Theory was the need of the time at that time and is the need of even today.

Mohammad Hussain Khateeb in a statement in Islamabad said that the statement regarding the Two-Nation Theory of IOK–based politician Babu Singh as reported by a section of media, is against facts. »

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Srinagar, December 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a veteran journalist, Maqbool Veeri died of heart attack at his home in south Kashmir’s Islamabad district.

Maqbool Veeri was rushed to a hospital after he complained of uneasiness, but could not be revived and died due to heart attack on Wednesday evening, family sources said. »

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7 youth booked under black law PSA in Shopian

Srinagar, December 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian forces have arrested the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Mass Movement, Molvi Bashir Ahmed in Srinagar.

Earlier, Indian police had arrested his two brothers, Farooq Ahmad and Muhammad Sultan, and shifted them to an unknown place. The police had also raided his sister’s house in Bandipora and beat up the family members. »

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Srinagar, December 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the families of illegally detained Hurriyat leaders have demanded immediate release of their relatives on health grounds.

The family of 80-year-old Hurriyat leader, Dr Ghulam Mohammad Hubi, talking to media men in Srinagar, said that Dr Hubi’s health condition had been deteriorating in Srinagar Central Jail and demanded his immediate release.

The family said that he was arrested on August 5 from his residence, adding his son Tasaduq Hubi has met him on Tuesday in jail and deplored that his health conditions was deteriorating day by day. »

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Srinagar, December 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, grim situation particularly in the Kashmir Valley and Muslim-majority areas of Jammu region continues as military lockdown entered 144th straight day, today.

Internet, prepaid phone and text messaging services have been suspended for last over four months due to which the people belonging to different walks of life are facing severe difficulties.

People in the Valley are observing civil disobedience against India’s anti-Kashmir moves. As part of this movement, business establishments continue to remain shut across the Valley for most part of the day. Shops only open for couple of hours in the morning or evening. Thin attendance is also witnessed in Valley’s educational institutions and offices. »

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Srinagar, December 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the fruit growers fear huge losses as over 17,000 fruit-laden trucks are stranded on Srinagar-Jammu highway since December 8.

The growers staged protest demonstrations at Fruit Mandi, Parmpora, asking the authorities to allow fruit laden trucks to move to Jammu on priority basis.

Chairman of Kashmir Valley Fruit Growers-cum Dealers Union, Bashir Ahmad Basheer said that 17,000 apple and other fruit-laden trucks were stranded on the highway since December 8, which had spoilt the perishable fruit loaded in trucks. »

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Srinagar, December 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders have condoled the demise of Fatma Begum, head of the women wing of Awami Action Committee (AAC).

The AAC leaders including Muhammad Shafi Khan, Molvi Ghulam Nabi and Hameedullah in a condolence session held in Srinagar said that the deceased woman had a lot of contribution for the Kashmir liberation movement. They said that her son, Ashiq Ahmad was also martyred. »

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New Delhi, Dec 26 (KMS): Author Arundhati Roy on Wednesday said that the National Population Register will serve as a database for the National Register of Citizens, and asked citizens to oppose the first by furnishing wrong names and addresses.
Roy, at a protest gathering at Delhi University, also alleged that the National Register of Citizens is against Indian Muslims.
Roy said that government officials will visit the homes of people for taking their names, addresses and other details under the National Population Register exercise. “They will visit your homes, take your name, phone number and ask for documents like Aadhaar and driving licences,” she said. “NPR will become basis of NRC. We need to fight against it and have a plan.” »

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Lucknow, Dec 26 (KMS): A post-graduate college teacher in Uttar Pradesh’s Lucknow was suspended for allegedly mobilising people to protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act on campus. This came after a student was expelled for calling for protests in another Lucknow university.
The first matter was reported from Shia Post Graduate College, where the administration suspended contractual faculty member Robin Verma after he was arrested by Lucknow police and sent to jail in connection with the protests against the amended citizenship law. Verma was among 285 protestors who took part in the anti-Citizenship Act demonstrations on December 19. »

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