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Separatist shutdown partially affects life in Srinagar

Srinagar : A separatist called shutdown partially affected life in Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Srinagar on Monday.

Private transport, government offices, banks and post offices functioned normally.

However, public transport, shops, educational institutions and other businesses remained closed in summer capital Srinagar because of the shutdown called by hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani.

Geelani has called for shutdown against the detention of separatist leaders, including his own house arrest, by the authorities.

Separatist shutdown partially affects life in Srinagar

Srinagar: A separatist called shutdown partially affected life in Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Srinagar on Monday.

Private transport, government offices, banks and post offices functioned normally.

However, public transport, shops, educational institutions and other businesses remained closed in summer capital Srinagar because of the shutdown called by hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani.

Geelani has called for shutdown against the detention of separatist leaders, including his own house arrest, by the authorities.

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