The government, on Friday morning, had snapped internet connectivity in the Valley and later in the Jammu region as well.
On Friday, clashes were reported from Srinagar’s Eidgah area, Anatnag, and North Kashmir’s Sopore. At several places, the protesters waved Pakistan flags.
Children from 160 schools participated in “Shireen Saaz”, an inter-valley music competition that was organised by the DP Dhar Memorial Trust.
“There will be no reconciliation with those who dare not speak up on the Kashmir issue,” Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said.
Justifying his action, the legislator Krishan Lal said that the PSO has been employed by the government to help him.
Pakistan raked up the issue of the ceasefire violations in the letter to the UN Security Council last Friday.
The shutdown call was given by Kashmir Economic Alliance, a coalition of trade bodies in Kashmir. The mainstream and separatist parties had also supported the call.
The hoteliers and transporters offered a special discount of 10 to 20 per cent only to the teachers, across the valley, on September 5.
The youths were questioned by the Army patrol that was patrolling the area. Upon questioning, officials said the youths couldn’t satisfy the army jawans about their purpose in the area.
According to the top-secret 1954 document, the US had arrived at a conclusion that it is only India and Pakistan, which can resolve the dispute over Kashmir through peace and dialogue.
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The Defence Minister held a high-level meeting of top commanders of the state and reviewed the security situation, cross-border infiltration and border security setup.
After the Friday prayers at the Jama Masjid in Srinagar, a group of young men set ablaze PDP’s flag and minor clash broke out with the security personnel.
Separatist activists have been hoisting Pakistani flags on August 14 for more than two decades.
Police are investigating, but no one has claimed responsibility for the blast.