When the unrest in the Kashmir looks like to be turning into normal, in sudden Separatist comes in the way from normalising the life in Kashmir. Now they have called for a protest and in the Anantnag district in Kashmir and Curfew was on Thursday imposed in the district by the authorities.
Curfew has been imposed in Anantnag town in view of the separatist’s call for a march to the district. The kerbs also remain in force in three police station areas of downtown (interior city), a police official said.
Normal life, meanwhile, remained affected in the Valley for the 76th straight day.
He said the three police station areas of the summer capital where the curfew was in force are Nowhatta, M R Gunj and Khanyar.
The official said restrictions on the assembly of people under Section 144 CrPc continued to remain in force in the Valley.
The separatists have called for a march to Anantnag and Srinagar uptown areas.
The separatists, who are spearheading the current agitation in the Valley, have extended the protest programme till September 29. They have announced the periodic relaxation in the strike on some days.
Shops, business establishments and petrol pumps continued to remain shut in Srinagar and elsewhere in the Valley, while public transport was off the roads.
Schools, colleges and other educational institutions also continued to remain shut.
Mobile Internet services also remained suspended, while the outgoing calls on prepaid numbers continued to remain barred across the Valley.
As many as 81 people, including two cops, have been killed in the unrest that broke out a day after Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani was killed in an encounter with security forces in South Kashmir on July 8.