The violence between Separatists and militants in Kashmir has finally shutdown in the valley today. “Except for Pulwama town and two police station areas of Nowhatta and MR Gunj in Srinagar, there would be no curfew anywhere in the Valley,” a senior police official said.
In order to maintain law and order, restrictions under section 144 CrPc will, however, continue.”
On September 4, Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh will visit Kashmir where he will address all the party members and discuss about the situation.
“The delegation has no plans to meet any separatist leader who have been put under detention,” officials said.
The shutdown call was expanded by the separatists for up to September 1.They even told people not to restart normal activities in the valley.
On Tuesday, no public transport was started on the roads in Srinagar after the curfew for 53 days. Only Private vehicles were started on the streets for the public. Also, the bank and offices was opened.
All educational institutions remained shuts down.
The violence killed around 71 people including 68 civilians and three policemen. Around 11,000 people were wounded in the violence that took place on July 9 post the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani by security forces.