In occupied Kashmir, APHC leader and the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Tehreek-e-Muzahamat, Bilal Siddiqi, has said that India has created an atmosphere of fear in the territory to prevent people from expressing their aspirations and sentiments.
According to Kashmir Media Service, Bilal Siddiqi in a statement issued in Srinagar said, Indian troops barge into homes, harass the inmates and ransack household goods.
Meanwhile, the Jammu and Kashmir Students and Youth Forum has launched "India Must Quit Kashmir" movement by displaying banners bearing pro-freedom and quit Kashmir slogans across the territory.
International news Agency Reuters, in a report maintained that India has launched a massive crackdown against Virtual Private Network users in the territory for accessing social networking sites.
On the other hand, a large number of people from different civil rights organisations held a demonstration at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, demanding restoration of Article 370 of the Indian Constitution that granted special status to occupied Kashmir.