Undeclared curfew in Srinagar and other major towns in Kashmir

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Srinagar, Oct 27 (UNI) Undeclared curfew has been imposed in the summer capital of Srinagar and other major towns in the Kashmir valley to foil any attempt by people to form a human chain following an appeal by the Coordination Committee(CC), spearheading the present agitation in the valley.

However, Police Control Room (PCR) said no curfew has been imposed in any part of the valley.

A UNI representative on way to office from his Shalteang house this morning was stopped by Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and state police personnel at Chatabal in the downtown city, as the curfew was in force.

A group of mediapersons faced similar situation at Rambagh when they had to sent back by the CRPF and police personnel deployed there.

Only those who holding valid passes were allowed to move.

Similar reports were also received from Sher-e-Khas, downtown and other city areas where people alleged that they were even not allowed to bring milk and bread from the market.

Security forces were asking people to remain indoor following curfew.

Reports of similar undeclared curfew were also received from other parts of the valley.

The CC had asked people to observe strike and form a human chain today to protest against the presence of Indian troops in Jammu and Kashmir.

On this day in 1947, first Indian soldier landed at Srinagar airport following raids by Pakistani raiders.


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