Traders down shutters in Lal Chowk to protest attacks on Kashmiris

An eye witness said as soon as clock struck 3:30 pm, the shopkeepers downed their shutters in the commercial hub of Srinagar city to protest attacks and harassment of Kashmiris outside.

GK Web Desk
Srinagar, Publish Date: Feb 22 2019 5:16PM | Updated Date: Feb 22 2019 5:16PM
Traders down shutters in Lal Chowk to protest attacks on KashmirisPhoto: Aman Farooq/GK

Traders lowered their shutters on Friday afternoon in Lal Chowk and the adjoining markets as a mark of protest against a string of attacks on Kashmiris in several parts of India from past one week in the aftermath of Pulwama attack. 

An eye witness said as soon as clock struck 3:30 pm, the shopkeepers downed their shutters in the commercial hub of Srinagar city to protest attacks and harassment of Kashmiris outside. 

The traders also took out a protest march to condemn the attacks and demand security for Kashmiris residing and studying outside. 

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