Medicine sellers say with disruptions to the internet and reliable phone services, they have not been able to place new orders in weeks.
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It is affecting people with small businesses, especially in farming, who are worried the restrictions on communication and movement mean their hard work will go to waste.
The UN is urging India to end the crackdown on free speech and access to information in Indian-administered Kashmir.
It came as the restrictions and a communications blackout continued in Indian-Administered Kashmir since the region’s autonomy was revoked last week.
Phone lines and internet have been down for 10 days, but lockdown set to be eased on Thursday.
Civilians living near the Line of Control between Indian and Pakistan-administered Kashmir often suffer when tensions escalate.
Mobile phones, internet, and landlines are all down in the Kashmir valley after India revoked its autonomy.
Controversial bill passed after government revoked the region’s autonomy – under Article 370 of the constitution – following a massive troop build-up.
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A caste society divided by social class continues to play a role in India, especially at election time.