Kashmir bandh tomorrow against assault on Article 35A, Jama’at ban: Trade bodies

Trade bodies have called for Kashmir bandh tomorrow against the ban on Jama’at-e-Islami and the legal challenge to Article 35A.
The call for the strike was issued by various trade bodies of the Valley on Monday.

Trade bodies have called for Kashmir bandh tomorrow against the ban on Jama’at-e-Islami and the legal challenge to Article 35A.
The call for the strike was issued by various trade bodies of the Valley.
The government of India Thursday banned Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir for five years, alleging that it was “in close touch with militant outfits” and expected to “escalate secessionist movement” in the state.

A notification, banning the group under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, was issued by the ministry of home affairs after a high-level meeting on security, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
A bunch of petitions have challenged Article 35 in the Supreme Court. The article confers special rights to the residents of Jammu and Kashmir in the constitution.