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Azad Kashmir: Joint Action Committee announced to end strike

The Joint Awami Action Committee announced the end of the strike and protest in Azad Jammu and Kashmir.

In this regard, the Joint Public Action Committee says that the government accepted all the demands of the protesters yesterday.

Transport has been partially restored today for the 5th day after the Joint Public Action Committee announced the end of the protest movement in Azad Jammu and Kashmir.

The participants of the long march from different districts started returning to their respective areas.

According to the spokesperson of the Joint Public Action Committee, mourning day is being celebrated today for the death of 3 people during the protest movement, all private and public educational institutions are closed in Muzaffarabad.

The spokesperson of the Joint Public Action Committee says that the protest movement ended after the demands were accepted, and business centers, markets, and shops will remain closed till 3 o’clock today.

In various districts of Azad Kashmir, internet service is suspended and affected in some places due to which the citizens are facing difficulties.

On the call of the Azad Kashmir Bar Council, the lawyers have boycotted the court proceedings.

Markets and streets are deserted in eight places and Nikyal.

The funeral prayers of two citizens who died in the protest movement will be offered today in Muzaffarabad, while the funeral prayers of the third will be offered in Shonalata.

” The information about the success of the negotiations could not reach the protestors due to the shutdown of the Internet.”

Awami Action Committee leader Shaukat Nawaz Mir said in a conversation with the media that our movement continued for 1 year.

He says that for the first time, people from all over Azad Kashmir came together on one platform, our movement had 3 basic demands.

According to Shaukat Nawaz Mir, we demanded to give cheap flour, and cheap electricity and to end the privileges of elites.

He further said that he thanked Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif for accepting the demands.

Awami Action Committee leader Shaukat Nawaz Mir also says that due to the shutdown of the internet, information about the success of the negotiations could not reach the protesters.

Protests were held against electricity bills and inflation

It should be noted that a violent protest was held in Azad Jammu and Kashmir by the Awami Action Committee against electricity bills and inflation.

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif called an important high-level meeting on violent protests yesterday in which President Azad Kashmir Barrister Sultan Mahmood, Prime Minister Anwar Haq, and other leaders participated.

In the meeting, Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif approved the immediate provision of 23 billion rupees to solve the problems of the people of Azad Kashmir after the protest.

23 billion grant for Azad Kashmir, refused to believe the Awami Action Committee

All the demands of the Action Committee were accepted, electricity was fixed at Rs 3 per unit, Rs 5 per unit from 100 to 300 units, and Rs 6 per unit for more than 300 units.

The price of 20 kg flour has been fixed at Rs 1 thousand, earlier the rate of flour was Rs 3100, on which a subsidy of Rs 1100 has been given.

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