Kashmir remained shut for the 12th consecutive day on Friday, August 16, 2019, even because the authorities relaxed restrictions on the motion of individuals in Srinagar.
“Restrictions on the motion of individuals have been eased in most elements of the Valley. The state of affairs to this point has remained peaceable,” a senior official of the state administration stated right here.
He stated whereas the deployment of safety forces on the bottom stays as earlier, folks have been allowed to maneuver across the metropolis and different cities.
Kashmir was positioned a beneath a complete clampdown on August 5, hours earlier than Union Dwelling Minister Amit Shah introduced within the Rajya Sabha that the particular standing for the state had been revoked.
The State administration has directed authorities staff to report at work from Friday by a radio announcement.
Nevertheless, the communication clampdown continues as all phone and Web providers remained suspended.
Whereas faculties are closed for the previous two weeks, retailers and different enterprise institutions too remained shut since August 5.
The official stated the state of affairs within the Valley was being monitored on a real-time foundation and the choice to take away the forces would rely on the bottom state of affairs.