Restrictions imposed in parts of Srinagar ahead of separatists’ rally
Restrictions were imposed in parts of Srinagar on Friday ahead of the proposed “solidarity march” by separatist groups.punjab Updated: Nov 06, 2015 13:15 IST
Restrictions were imposed in parts of Srinagar on Friday ahead of the proposed “solidarity march” by separatist groups. Authorities have imposed restrictions in six police station areas of Srinagar, officials said.
They said restrictions have been imposed in police station areas of Rainawari, Nowhatta, Khanyar, M R Gunj and Safakadal in downtown locality of the city and in Maisuma near Lal Chowk adding that the decision to impose restrictions was taken in view of the apprehensions of law and order problems.
Moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umer Farooq had called for a “solidarity march” for paying tributes to Muslims killed on November 6, 1947 in Jammu region.
Many separatist leaders have either been detained or placed under house arrest in view of the proposed march today as well as a proposed parallel rally to that of the Prime Minister at Sher-e-Kashmir Cricket Stadium at Sonawar on Saturday.
Kashmir University and Board of School Education has postponed all examinations scheduled to be held on Friday.
However, Class VIII exams would be held as per schedule, officials said.
Candidates, who are not able to sit in the exams today, would be allowed to write their papers later on.
First Published: Nov 06, 2015 12:17 IST