Lockdown breaks backbone of Kashmir's economy: JKPM.


ISLAMABAD -- The Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement (JKPM) has said the continued lockdown had broken the backbone of economy of the Occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

APHC leader and Chairman JKPM, Mir Shahid Saleem, in a statement issued in Jammu said that the strict restrictions and military siege since the Indian government repealed the special status of Kashmir on August 5 had shattered the economy of the valley, reported.

He said that in spite of bumper crop of apple, the growers could not take their produce to the markets due to lockdown and scores of fruit markets established across Kashmir...

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