September 12, 2009 5:39:49 pm
At least three districts of Kashmir valley observed complete shutdown in protest against the alleged failure of the government to identify and arrest the culprits in the rape and murder of two young girls of Shopian in May.
Educational institutions,semi government establishments and business activities remained paralysed in Shopian and Pulwama in south Kashmir and Sopore in north Kashmir today in response to the call given by Majlis-e-Mushawarat,a non-political body fighting for justice for the victims of the rape and murder in Shopian.
However,there was no report of any violence during the strike,officials said.
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