At least six people were injured due to the use of brute force by Indian troops on protest demonstrations against India’s move of repealing article 370.
Meanwhile, curfew and restrictions in the territory left the people struggling for necessities. former Chief Minister of Occupied Kashmir Mehbooba Mufti is in solitary confinement without access to lawyers or party workers.
Her daughter Iltija Javed told Indian news channel NDTV that we have not been allowed to see our mother.
Iltija Javed further said almost all lines of communication with Kashmir have been snapped by the government to prevent a backlash to its decisions – revoking the state’s special status and splitting it into two union territories.
India’s communist political party supporters took to the streets of New Delhi to demonstrate against the splitting of Occupied Kashmir into two territories and the scrapping of its special status.
Carrying banners and placards, demonstrators marched through the streets chanting slogans against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah.
Protesters called the move anti-constitutional and demanded all political prisoners to be released immediately.
Pakistan has asked the government of India to withdraw its High Commissioner to Pakistan.
The decision was taken in pursuant to the decision of the National Security Committee.
The Indian government has also been informed that Pakistan will not be sending its High Commissioner-designate to India.