Separatists call for observing 'black day' to mark accession of Jammu and Kashmir to India; restrictions imposed in Srinagar
Authorities imposed restrictions in various areas in Srinagar on Friday to prevent separatist-called protests to mark accession day of Jammu and Kashmir
Srinagar: Authorities imposed restrictions in various areas in Srinagar on Friday to prevent separatist-called protests to mark the accession day of Jammu and Kashmir to India.
Joint resistance leadership (JRL) of separatist leaders - Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Yasin Malik - have asked people to observe 27 October as a "black day" in Kashmir.
It was on this day in 1947 that the Indian Army landed in Srinagar airport following the accession of the state.
"Restrictions under section 144 of CrPC will remain in force in Nowhatta, MR Gunj, Safa Kadal, Rainawari, Khanyar, Kralkhud and Maisuma," a police officer said.
Heavy contingents of the state police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in full riot gear were seen disallowing pedestrian and vehicular movement in these areas.
Railway services in the valley have also been suspended on Friday as a precautionary measure.
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The court was hearing a PIL seeking door-to-door vaccination for senior citizens above the age of 75 and persons who are specially-abled, wheelchair-bound or bedridden
Meanwhile, an official order in this regard stated that all government and recognised private schools up to Class 12 that fall in the Jammu division (summer zone) will observe summer vacation from 8 to 25 June as per past practice