Kashmir: National newspapers hit the stands after 75 days

The subscribers of the national dailies, both English language and in Hindi, got their copies on Wednesday, Hilal Ahmad, a newspaper vendor, said.

By: PTI | Srinagar | Published:September 21, 2016 8:45 pm
Jammu and Kashmir, J&K, kashmir unrest, kashmir violence, newspapers, national newspapers, national dailies, newspaper circulation, burhan wani killing, protest, india news, indian express Kashmir: Newspaper vendor Hilal Ahmed said “Very few copies are being brought in as the newspapers cannot be delivered to areas badly affected by the unrest.” (Source: File)

National daily newspapers hit the stands in Kashmir on Wednesday for the first time since the eruption of the ongoing unrest 75 days ago following killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani in an encounter with security forces on July 8.

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The subscribers of the national dailies, both English language and in Hindi, got their copies on Wednesday, Hilal Ahmad, a newspaper vendor, said. He said it was after 75 days that the national dailies are back in circulation in the valley.

“However, very few copies are being brought in as the newspapers cannot be delivered to areas badly affected by the unrest,” Ahmad said.