Kashmir: Restrictions to foil ‘freedom march’

Kashmir: Restrictions to foil ‘freedom march’

Restrictions were in place in and around city centre Lal Chowk, Srinagar to foil a pro-freedom march on Monday. The joint resistance leaders, in their weekly protest, ‘calendar’ had asked people to march “after Sunset prayer (Sunday, Dec 04), form entire Jammu & Kashmir towards Lal Chowk, Srinagar”. Photos: Faisal Khan


A barricade in place in Lal Chowk, Srinagar on Monday.


Shops remain shut in wake of a shutdown call given by joint resistance leaders.


Police and para-military forces patrol Lal Chowk area of Srinagar on Monday to foil a pro-freedom march.


Barbed wire in place in Lal Chowk to restrict civilian movement in the area on Monday.


Section 144 of the CrPc (Criminal Procedure Code), that prohibits an assembly of more than four people in an area, in force in Srinagar on Monday.


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    By: Faisal Khan

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