J&K Panchayat Conference Chairman Shafiq Mir Says 'no Untoward Incident Has Been Reported From Anywhere In Kashmir In 10 Days'

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In a major relief to Kashmiris all over the nation, Shafiq Mir, Chairman, All J&K Panchayat Conference on Friday, has reported that his team which has toured interior areas of Kashmir valley has reported that not a single untoward incident has been reported from any corner of the state in the last 10 days. He assured Kashmiris staying outside the state of their family's well-being with the above statement.

Written By Suchitra Karthikeyan | Mumbai | Updated On:

In a major relief to Kashmiris all over the nation, Shafiq Mir, Chairman, All J&K Panchayat Conference on Friday, has reported that his team which has toured interior areas of Kashmir valley has reported that not a single untoward incident has been reported from any corner of the state in the last 10 days. He assured Kashmiris staying outside the state of their family's well-being with the above statement.

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J&K Chief Secretary briefs on Kashmir ground report

Meanwhile, earlier in the day, J&K Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam addressed a press conference and announced that the schools and colleges in the Union Territory will be opened from Monday and the situation will be eased gradually over the period of time in a few days. 

During the press briefing, the J&K Chief Secretary also said that the movement of public transport will also be initiated area-wise gradually, while the government offices have been made fully-functional from Friday itself. Telecom connectivity will also be restored in a phased, he confirmed.

Here's a brief on the announcement made with respect to Jammu and Kashmir by the Chief Secretary:

  • There will be easing of restrictions in the next few days in an orderly way.
  • Schools will be opened after the weekend area-wise.
  • Movement of public transport area-wise.
  • Government offices have been made fully-functional from today. Attendance in many offices has been quite.
  • Telecom connectivity will gradually be eased in restored in a phased manner. 
  • Flights will function normally from Monday
  • Preventive detentions are being reviewed and appropriate decisions will be made based on law and order assessment.
  • In a few days, life in Jammu and Kashmir will become absolutely normal. The roads are at present are full of regular traffic. 
  • 12 out of 22 districts are functioning normally with some limited restrictions in 5 districts. The measures put in place has ensured that there has not been a single loss of life.

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Centre seeks time from SC

Supporting the Centre on the precarious Jammu-Kashmir issue, earlier on Friday, the Supreme Court said that it will wait for some time before passing any orders on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir on a plea that it heard seeking the removal of restrictions of media in the erstwhile state. During the hearing, the Centre told the apex court that the situation is improving in Jammu and Kashmir and the curbs are being lifted gradually.
 

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