The Monday protest came a day after eight civilians were killed by security forces during the Lok Sabha by-election in the Srinagar-Budgam constituency.
Life remained paralyzed in south Kashmir’s Anantnag, Pulwana, Shopian and Kulgam districts on Monday.
PDP’s Anantnag candidate Tasaduq Mufti has demanded the postponement of the by-election citing security reasons.
The National Conference and the Congress have blamed the state government for its failure to provide the right atmosphere during the elections.
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