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Congress' Azad says economic activity in both Jammu and Kashmir is 'zero'

The Congress leader said that an "environment of fear" is prevailing in J&K

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Archis Mohan New Delhi
After his recent visit to the region, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday alleged the restrictions the Centre has imposed have reduced trade and business activity in Jammu and Kashmir to "zero", and described the situation in the soon to be created union territory as a “government made disaster”.

Azad, a former union minister and the leader of the opposition in the Rajya Sabha, demanded the Centre provide free foodgrains for at least six months to the thousands of workers in not just Kashmir but also Jammu. He said with no business activity since August 5, they have earned little

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First Published: Sep 30 2019 | 9:58 PM IST

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