Elements of Kashmir noticed a shutdown on Friday over the controversial remarks by two now-suspended BJP leaders towards Prophet Mohammad whereas the authorities snapped cell Web as a precautionary measure, officers mentioned. Safety forces have been deployed in energy at delicate locations within the metropolis and elsewhere within the Valley for sustaining regulation and order, they mentioned.
The outdated metropolis popularly often called Downtown Srinagar, witnessed a whole shutdown with public transport off the roads.
Nonetheless, site visitors was going alongside the identical route in Lal Chowk, Batamaloo and adjoining areas with places of work and colleges remaining open.
Authorities have shut down the Web on cell gadgets in some areas as a precautionary measure to cease rumour-mongers, officers mentioned, including there have been no experiences of any untoward incident within the Valley, to date.
Just a few days again, cell Web wasin Kashmir as a precautionary measure after a courtroom awarded life imprisonment to separatist chief Yasin Malik in a terror funding case, officers mentioned.
They mentioned the cell Web has been suspended throughout all community service suppliers within the Valley.
Nonetheless, the officers mentioned, Web companies had been engaged on fixed-line, together with fiber and broadband.
The officers mentioned the choice to droop the cell Web was taken as a precautionary measure after Malik’s sentencing by a courtroom in Delhi.