Schools, shops and other business establishments remained closed as Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers’ Association and Kashmir Economic Alliance called for a strike.
The attendance in government offices was thin due to the non-availability of public transport facilities.
The trade bodies had called for strike to protest against the alleged petrol bomb attack on a Kashmir-based truck in Jammu on Friday night in which three persons including a policeman were injured.
Police has so far arrested six persons involved in the attack.
The separatist groups of Kashmir including both factions of Hurriyat Conference and JKLF have supported the strike call