Kulgam town of South Kashmir observed complete shutdown against the controversial Kousar Nag Hindu Yatra on Wednesday.
Sources said that a complete shutdown is being observed in Kulgam town and its peripheries. Shutdown and protests were also held at Damhal Hanjipora area of the district, they added.
Shops and business establishments remained closed while traffic was off the roads. South Kashmir is protesting against the Kousar Nag Hindu Yatra.
“We are not against any religion, but it does not mean that we will allow anybody to destroy our water bodies, natural recourses and ecology in the name of religion,” a member of the local Bar Association told Kashmir Life.
Another local civil society member said, “We wonder how the state authorities allowed the Kousar Nag Yatra.”