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 components of the Valley. The scenario thus far 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 had been allowed to maneuver across the metropolis and different cities.

Kashmir was positioned a underneath 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than Union Dwelling Minister Amit Shah introduced within the Rajya Sabha that the particular standing for the state had been revoked.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 means of a radio announcement.

No communication

Nonetheless, the communication clampdown continues as all phone and Web companies remained suspended.

Whereas faculties are closed for the previous two weeks, outlets and different enterprise institutions too remained shut since August 5.

The official stated the scenario within the Valley was being monitored on a real-time foundation and the choice to take away the forces would rely on the bottom scenario.