Authorities have imposed strict restrictions in areas falling under the jurisdiction of six police stations in Srinagar today as the “precautionary measure” in view of Ashura processions.
“Restrictions under Section 144 CrPc will remain imposed in Rainawari, Nowhatta, Khanyar, Safa Kadal, and Maharaj Gunj areas of downtown Srinagar today,” reports said.
The concentrina wires barricaded the road in various areas of the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar, specially Downtown area. Jumping over the concentrina wires, civilians were seen struggling to wake up to day-to-day business. Causing nuisance, even the Press vehicles were not allowed to move around the city.
As per reports, partial curbs will also remain in force in the areas falling under the jurisdiction of police station Kothibagh.
However, this step has been taken by the authorities to maintain law and order in view of Ashura processions in the Srinagar.