Life back to normal after 3 days of shutdown, govt curbs

Life  back to normal after 3 days of shutdown, govt curbs

Srinagar: Life in Kashmir valley returned to normal after three days of curfew-like restrictions imposed by authorities and strike called by pro-freedom groups to mark the death anniversaries of Mohammad Afzal Guru and JKLF founder Mohammad Maqbool Bhat.
Offices, shops and other commercial establishments including banks and petrol pumps opened in Srinagar and other parts of the valley after remaining closed for three days.
Transport services also resumed plying on all routes.
Authorities on Sunday imposed curfew-like restrictions in most parts of Kashmir amid  shutdown called by pro-freedom groups to mark the death anniversaries of Guru and Bhat.
Guru was hanged to death and buried inside Tihar Jail in Delhi on February 9 last year while Bhat was executed on February 11, 1984.
Pro-freedom groups had planned to take out protest rallies in support of their demand for return of mortal remains of Guru and Bhar.
Several Hurriyat leaders were detained while several others put under house arrest  by the police.

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