Markets reopen in various Kashmir parts
Mobile internet restored across Kashmir except Sgr, Budgam
Srinagar: As authorities lifted the restrictions life limped back to normalcy on Monday after business establishments reopened in Srinagar parts and elsewhere in the Valley. The authorities also restored mobile internet services in Kashmir districts barring Srinagar and Budgam, officials said.
They said that the public transport plied in Srinagar areas and elsewhere in the Valley during the day. The movement of public and private transport brought the roads alive as people were seen attending their normal chores.
Witnesses said that the concertina wires erected on the roads by the security forces were removed on Monday. However, they said that the restrictions remained in place in Eidgah area.
Witnesses said that the business establishments including shops and other establishments reopened after four days in Kashmir, adding that the street vendors had also erected their carts in the commercial hub Lal Chowk and elsewhere.
They also informed that the business establishments reopened partially in old city areas as well.
Moreover, the mobile internet services that remained suspended since Wednesday night were restored today evening, while the services continue to remain suspended in twin districts of Srinagar and Budgam.
Meanwhile, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir Zone, Vijay Kumar said that the mobile internet will be restored at 7pm in all districts except twin districts of Srinagar and Budgam.
He said that they will take a review about the restoration of mobile internet services in Srinagar and Budgam districts tomorrow afternoon.
Pertinently, the restrictions remained in place after the demise of 92-year-old separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, who passed away at his Hyderpora residence on Wednesday evening after prolonged illness. (KNO)