Indian authorities have decided to ease restrictions in Indian occupied Kashmir ahead of the Eidul Azha by making ATMs functional and opening bank branches. People have been allowed to withdraw money, according to a Tweet by development commissioner Shahid Choudhry. However, there has been no confirmation elsewhere of the leniency in curfew and no reports of people heading to shopping areas for Eid.
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Indian occupied Kashmir faces stringent curfew and information blackout since last 7 days, after New Delhi illegally decided to strip the region of its constitutional autonomy.