J&K: Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent protest march

Srinagar, Dec 10: Authorities imposed partial restrictions in several parts of Srinagar on Sunday to prevent a separatist-called protest march.

Areas including Khanyar, Nowhatta, Rainawari, M.R. Gunj, Safa Kadal, Maisuma and Kralkhud are under restrictions.

“Partial restrictions have also been imposed in Kothibagh and Ram Munshibagh areas,” IANS quoted the police was saying.

The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), a separatist conglomerate, has called the protest march to the headquarters of the UN Military Observers Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) in Sonawar to highlight human rights violations in the valley.

The procession coincides with the World Human Rights Day observed globally on December 10.

Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief, Muhammad Yasin Malik has gone underground.

On the hand, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq has been already under house arrest while top separatist leader, Syed Ali Geelani continues to remain under house arrest for nearly a year.

Heavy contingents of security forces have been deployed in the areas placed under restrictions.


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