Raids attempt to hurt Kashmirâ€™s economy: IOK traders
Srinagar: In occupied Kashmir, terming raids by the Delhi-based National Investigation Agency (NIA) as a ploy to create fear psychosis, the Kashmir business community has said that the witch hunting campaign has been launched to hurt Kashmirâ€™s economic interests.
The Chairman of Kashmir Economic Alliance, Muhammad Yaseen Khan, in a statement said the raids created scare among business community, who termed it a ploy to defame Kashmir business community and create fear psychosis.
â€œIt is a ploy to crush us economically,â€ he said, adding that New Delhi wants to create fear psychosis among business community to muzzle the genuine voice of Kashmiris.
â€œBut we will stand united and fight against the dirty tactics being employed by the Indian government,â€ he vowed.
Kashmir Economic Forum Chairman, Showkat Chowdhary said these raids are deliberate attempt to hurt our business interests.
While reacting to biased reporting by Indian television channels, he said, â€œThe vilifying campaign launched by some Delhi-based news channels is deplorable and highly condemnable. Without any verification they are naming and shaming our businessmen, it is aimed at demoralizing our business community,â€ he said.