Srinagar: Authorities imposed restrictions in various areas of Srinagar on Friday to prevent resistance reader’s called protests.
The resistance leaders, Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik have asked people to observe October 27 as a “black day”.
It was on this day in 1947 that the Indian Army landed in Srinagar Airport.
“Restrictions under section 144 of CrPC will remain in force in Nowhatta, M.R.Gunj, Safa Kadal, Rainawari, Khanyar, Kralkhud and Maisuma,” official sources 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 as a “precautionary measure”.