Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent anti-GST protests

Strict restrictions were imposed by the authorities on Saturday in Srinagar to prevent any protest against the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the state.

Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) has called for the valley-wide protests and shutdown.

Meanwhile, the state government has called for a special session of the legislature from July 4 to discuss the implementation of the reform.

Pertinently, the shops and and public transport remained shut since Saturday morning.

Police and Para military forces personnel were deployed in strength in the areas — Khanyar, Rainawari, Nowhatta, M.R.Gunj, Safa Kadal.

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