Amid the preparations for the festive occasion of Eid in Jammu and Kashmir, Republic TV's Sweta Srivastava has reported from Srinagar. Riding a scooter in the peaceful area of Rajbagh, Srivastava describes the place as she is experiencing it.
As seen in the video above, the Rajbagh's area has not reported any incident of stone-pelting. There is ample security present in the region to safeguard the citizens. The curfew has been relaxed and people can be seen venturing out. Rajbagh is a tourist area but owing to the imposition of Section 144 there are no visitors currently. The report takes you to several tourists' spots such as the one near the river Jhelum.
Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Saturday apprised of the arrangement made by the Centre for Eid celebrations in the valley. "We have arranged for 2.5 lakh animals for Eid in 7-8 mandis. We have ration for two months and we have arranged for 3 lakh poultry. Fuel, petrol are sufficient, diesel that would last until 25 days, kerosene for 70 days. We have a regular supply of LPG. We have all the essential commodities and services," he said.
In a review meeting held at Raj Bhavan on Wednesday, he oversaw the arrangements for enabling people to perform Friday prayers and for the celebration of the festival of Eid-ul-Azha in the coming week.
The Governor was informed that to facilitate people for buying animals on the occasion of Eid, mandis will be set up at different locations in the Valley and ration shops, grocery and medicine stores have been asked to remain open on this occasion.
NSA Ajit Doval visited Anantnag which had been targetted frequently by terrorists. He was seen interacting with the locals. Doval's interaction with a small boy shows him inquiring if everything is fine and if he was happy. The crowd around Doval is seen responding positively and assuring him that they are not facing any hardships in the state.