Jammu and Kashmir: Restrictions imposed in Srinagar ahead of protest against human rights violations
Restrictions were imposed in many parts of Srinagar on Sunday to prevent a separatist-called protest march, police said.
Srinagar: Restrictions were imposed in many parts of Srinagar on Sunday to prevent a separatist-called protest march, police said.
The areas under restrictions were Khanyar, Nowhatta, Rainawari, MR Gunj, Safa Kadal, Maisuma and Kralkhud.
"Partial restrictions have also been imposed in Kothibagh and Ram Munshibagh areas," the police said.
The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), a separatist conglomerate, has called the protest march to the headquarters of the UN Military Observers Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) in Sonawar to highlight human rights violations in Kashmir.
The march coincides with the World Human Rights Day observed annually on 10 December.
Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik has gone underground.
Authorities have already placed Mirwaiz Umer Farooq under house arrest while the octogenarian senior separatist leader, Syed Ali Geelani continues to remain under house arrest for nearly a year. Heavy contingents of police and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) have been deployed in the areas placed under restrictions.
These exchanges took place at Punjab’s Attari, along the Rajasthan front and in Jammu, and with the BGB along the border with Bangladesh
An official statement said that a blinking red light was observed by the troops at a height of 200 metres but the object went back across the border after personnel fired at it
The body meets next week to vet and validate a summary of part one of its first major assessment in seven years.