Complete shutdown is being observed in the Islamabad town of north Kashmir on Wednesday, to commemorate the anniversary of prominent Kashmiri scholar, Qazi Nisar Ahmad.
Qazi Nisar Ahmad was assassinated on June 19, 1993 by unidentified gunmen.
The shops and business establishments remained closed in Islamabad while as the local Bar Association suspended its work on Wednesday.
A spokesperson of Ummat-e-Islami in a statement alleged that authorities had imposed strict restrictions in the town and the people and party activists of the party were not allowed to pay tribute to their leader at Diyalgam area where Qazi Nisar Ahmad was shot.
He also expressed serious concern over the deteriorating health of the party chairman, Qazi Yasir Ahmad, the son of late Qazi Nisar who was arrested on June 7.