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Off the track

As Kashmir closure completes over 80 days, businesses in the valley have faced huge losses running in thousands of crores.

The two sectors that have been impacted the most include transport and tourism

Public transport remains off the roads while houseboats and hotels are empty since August 5 when Centre revoked Article 370

As per recent reports, the total business losses have crossed Rs 10,000 crores

Transporters and houseboat owners claim they are at the brink of bankruptcy

With winters approaching, the two sectors fear the losses would further increase.

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Biz interrupted

The two month communication clampdown in Kashmir had a drastic impact on business associated with weddings. While thousands of marriage functions were called off, many more were carried out with utmost simplicity.

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Community learning : Until students return to schools in Kashmir

As the ongoing situation in Kashmir completes two months, the continuous closure of educational institutes has badly hampered the academic cycle. Amidst this, many in Srinagar and other districts have started the initiative of community learning centres where kids assemble each day to study a bit and meet their friends from the neighbourhood.

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