Srinagar, April 27: Authorities imposed restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir's city centre Lal Chowk and adjacent areas here on Wednesday to prevent the JKLF called funeral prayers in absentia of Amanullah Khan who died on Tuesday in Pakistan.
Restrictions were imposed on pedestrian and traffic movement in Lal Chowk and adjacent Maisuma locality of Srinagar.
This comes after Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik announced to lead the funeral prayer in absentia procession of one of the founders of his group, Amanullah Khan, aged 82.
Traffic, shops, educational institutions and otter businesses remained closed in the area.
Srinagar (J&K): Restrictions imposed around Lal Chowk & Maisuma area pic.twitter.com/rwKuKy5lXb— ANI (@ANI_news) April 27, 2016