Srinagar:A complete shutdown is being observed in Kashmir valley called by the resistance leadership against the local bodies’ polls being held today.
All shops and other commercial establishments are closed in commercial hub of Lal Chowk in Srinagar city while public transport is off the roads. A skeletal movement of private transport was seen on the roads.
Reports of shutdown have also been received from other district headquarters of the valley.
Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik has called for a shutdown today against what they called sham elections.