J&K: Amit Shah Says 'no Curfew', Section 144 Only In 8 Police Stations

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Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said that there were no restrictions in Kashmir and that the modes of communication were open and said there was no curfew

Written By Apoorva Rao | Mumbai | Updated On:

Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said that there were no restrictions in Kashmir and that the modes of communication were open. Home Minister Shah was speaking at a discussion in Delhi on 'National Security & Current Perspective of Security'. He said that barring eight police stations where Section 144 has been imposed, there were no restrictions in the entire valley. He spelt out the facilities at the valley.

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"I want to put it on record that the situation in Kashmir is absolutely normal. There is only eight police station where there is a restriction on doing political rallies. There are modes of communications There 10,000 new landlines, all landlines are functioning 6,200 PCOs have been opened. Over 3,50,000 OPDs have been opened. Seven thousand three hundred operations have happened. Medicines are being distributed from door to door. Journalists from all over the world are going there, taking pictures. Where are the restrictions? They are in your mind," he said.

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Eight thousand students in Srinagar

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CRPF officer says journalist peddling fake news

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