Alleging mistreatment, she put out another tweet in which she claimed that, "Manhandling started when Sajad Lone was repeatedly frisked and asked to undress. New jail windows are blocked with wood, lacks heaters and has surveillance jammers. If a man who PM Modi called his younger brother is being humiliated like this, imagine the plight of others."

Srinagar witnessed the first snowfall of the season today on Thursday, while the higher reaches of Kashmir, including Gulmarg and Sonamarg tourist resorts, received the first snowfall of the season on Wednesday bringing down the mercury by more than 10 degrees.

View of snow covered city center Lal Chowk during the first snowfall in Srinagar on Thursday.

On October 26, six security personnel were injured after an attack was launched on them in Kakasarai area of Karan Nagar in Srinagar.

A delegation of European Union (EU) Members of Parliament visited Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, taking a shikara ride on the Dal Lake and met the Chinar Corps Commander Lt General KJS Dhillon in Srinagar, even as Opposition slammed the Centre for not allowing Indian politicians access to the region.

Earlier in the day, in a meeting which took place at 15 Corps Headquarters in Srinagar, the delegation was also briefed on the role of the Pakistani Army in pushing terrorists into India.

Azad said: "Why are EU leaders being allowed to visit Jammu and Kashmir when even the opposition leaders are not being allowed to go there? This is an insult to the Parliament of India."

The journalist also said that the current situation carried "a lot of certitude and righteousness of a narrative that helps the perpetrator and not the victim of human rights abuse in Kashmir."

Farooq Abdullah and his son and former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah were detained after the repeal of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir. A delegation of National Conference leaders had met them earlier this month.

The shops in the market were shut but a few vendors had set up stalls in the area, he said.Police are at the spot and search operation is underway.