Srinagar: Authorities have imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar on Friday, an official said.
He told the Kashmir Reader that there will be strict restrictions in the areas falling under eight police stations of Srinagar today.
“There will be strict restrictions under section 144 CRPC in place in parts of Srinagar,” sources said. “The restrictions will be in place mostly in Shaheed Gunj, Karan Nagar, Maisuma, Kothibagh, Sherghari, Kralkhud, Batamaloo and Ram Munishi Bagh areas.”
The authorities apparently have taken the measures in view of Muharram procession.
Friday will be observed as 8th Muharram when Shia community take out processions across Kashmir.
Meanwhile, restrictions would be imposed in Sopore as well. The order has been issued from the office of Additional District Magistrate Sopore, Khursheed Ahmad Shah.