Restrictions in City today

Restrictions in City today
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SRINAGAR: The government on Tuesday decided to impose restrictions in civil lines areas of Srinagar on Wednesday to prevent the traditional 8th Muharram procession, sources said.
A source said restrictions under Sec 144 Cr P C will be imposed on on Wednesday in the areas falling under the jurisdiction of Police Stations Shaheed Gunj, Batmaloo, Sher Gadhi, Karan Nagar, Kothibagh, Maisuma, Kral Khud, R M Bagh and Nehru Park Police Post of Srinagar, to prevent the 8th Muharram procession.
The official said that traffic diversions will be placed at Radio Kashmir Crossing, Dalgate, Regal Chowk and Batamaloo Fire Service Crossing.
8th Muharram procession used to start from Habbakadal area of Srinagar and culminate in Dalgate area however Muharram processions are banned in Srinagar from early ‘90s.