J&K LIVE UPDATES - Jammu & Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019 Passed In Rajya Sabha With 125 'Ayes' And 61 'Noes'

Jammu And Kashmir Turmoil Live Updates: The government on Monday moved a bill proposing bifurcation of the state of Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories -- Jammu and Kashmir division and Ladakh. Making the announcement in Rajya Sabha, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said the UT in Ladakh will have no legislature like Chandigarh while the other UT of Jammu and Kashmir will have a legislature like Delhi and Puducherry. Shah introduced the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation bill. Acrimonious scenes were seen in the House soon after the announcement of the Home Minister.

Here are the LIVE UPDATES on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir:

By: | Updated: 05 Aug 2019 06:53 PM
05 Aug 2019, 6:53 PM IST
Jammu & Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019 Passed By Rajya Sabha.
05 Aug 2019, 6:29 PM IST
Shah had said the reservation bill will help provide economically weaker sections 10 per cent reservation in educational institutions and government jobs. This reservation will be besides existing reservation for SC, ST and OBC.
05 Aug 2019, 6:28 PM IST
Rajya Sabha passes bill to extend reservation for economically weaker sections in educational institutions and government jobs in Jammu and Kashmir.
05 Aug 2019, 6:26 PM IST
We will make Jammu and Kashmir the most developed state; dont be misguided by political parties: Home Minister
05 Aug 2019, 6:24 PM IST
05 Aug 2019, 6:24 PM IST
A lot of people have objected to the J&K state being downgraded to a UT. I assure you it will go back to being a state as soon as the situation is normal: Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Rajya Sabha
05 Aug 2019, 6:12 PM IST
05 Aug 2019, 6:12 PM IST
Article 370 is anti-women, anti-dalit and root cause of terrorism in J&K: Amit Shah in Rajya Sabha
05 Aug 2019, 6:07 PM IST
05 Aug 2019, 6:01 PM IST
05 Aug 2019, 5:54 PM IST
HM Amit Shah in Rajya Sabha: We don't believe in politics of religion, what votebank politics? Only Muslims live in Kashmir? What do you want to say? Muslims, Hindus,Sikhs,Jains, Buddhists all live there. If 370 is good it is good for all, if it is bad then it is bad for all.
05 Aug 2019, 5:54 PM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in Lok Sabha: Home Minister has assured that discussion on the resolution (to revoke Article 370) will be held tomorrow & he will answer all the questions. So there is no reason to walk out of the house.
05 Aug 2019, 5:54 PM IST
Amit Shah in Rajya Sabha: I want to tell the people of J&K what damage 370 & 35A did to the state. It's because of these sections that democracy was never fully implemented, corruption increased in the state, that no development could take place.
05 Aug 2019, 5:38 PM IST
05 Aug 2019, 5:37 PM IST
Home Minister Amit Shah tables the Constitution (application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order 2019 in Lok Sabha
05 Aug 2019, 5:06 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur on Monday said the revocation of Article 370, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, was a victory of India's Constitution, honour and unity. In a tweet, Thakur said: Today is a historic day. It is the victory of the country's Constitution, honour and unity. I congratulate Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah on taking a historic decision of scrapping Article 370.
05 Aug 2019, 5:04 PM IST
All security forces formations in the country, specifically in Jammu and Kashmir, are on 'high alert' following the government revoking Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Monday. They said the Union Home ministry has directed all Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and central security agencies to take necessary precautions and step up protection of their campuses and movements by issuing specific advisories.
05 Aug 2019, 1:48 PM IST
Opposition parties on Monday created ruckus in Lok Sabha as they raised concerns about the Kashmir situation even as the House continued to transact business.

Members from the Congress, DMK, National Conference and RSP were in the Well shouting slogans and demanding a reply from the government on the Kashmir situation.
05 Aug 2019, 1:22 PM IST
AAP chief and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal: We support the govt on its decisions on J&K. We hope this will bring peace and development in the state.
05 Aug 2019, 1:21 PM IST
MDMK leader Vaiko in Rajya Sabha: I am opposing this Bill (Article 370). This is a day of shame, shame, shame...this is murder of democracy.
05 Aug 2019, 1:21 PM IST
Former Attorney General Soli Sorabjee on Bill moved in Rajya Sabha today, to revoke Article 370: I don't think there is anything revolutionary here. It's a political decision even though it is not a wise decision.
05 Aug 2019, 1:21 PM IST
MDMK leader Vaiko in Rajya Sabha: You have played with the sentiments of people of Kashmir. When additional army personnel were deployed there, I was worried. Kashmir should not become Kosovo, East Timor and South Sudan.
05 Aug 2019, 1:20 PM IST
A. Navaneethakrishnan, AIADMK MP in Rajya Sabha: Amma is well known for upholding sovereignty and integrity. So AIADMK party supports the two resolutions, Reorganisation Bill & the Reservation Bill.
05 Aug 2019, 1:20 PM IST
BJD MP, Prasanna Acharya in Rajya Sabha: In real sense today, Jammu & Kashmir has become a part of India. My party supports this resolution. We are a regional party but for us nation is first.
05 Aug 2019, 1:20 PM IST
Indian Army and Indian Air Force have been put on high alert, following revoking of Article 370 and other decisions announced by Government of India.
05 Aug 2019, 1:18 PM IST
Indian Constitution to apply in Jammu and Kashmir: President order

President Ram Nath Kovind in concurrence with the Jammu and Kashmir government promulgated Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order, 2019 on Monday which states that provisions of the Indian Constitution are applicable in the state. The president issued Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order, 2019 which comes into force 'at once', and shall 'supersede the Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order, 1954'.
05 Aug 2019, 12:41 PM IST
Amid the din, the Supreme Court (Number of Judges) Amendment Bill and The Chit Funds (Amendment) Bill were introduced. Besides, the House took up a discussion on The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill.
05 Aug 2019, 12:40 PM IST
Government's move on Article 370 is monumental decision towards national integration: Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley.
05 Aug 2019, 12:33 PM IST
Article 370 doesn't link Kashmir with India: Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday made it clear that it was wrong to say that Article 370 of the Constitution linked Jammu and Kashmir with India.

He said, the opposition leaders are saying that Article 370 brought Jammu and Kashmir to India. But the fact is that the Maharaja Hari Singh signed on October 27, 1947 (the Instrument of Accession) while Article 370 came into existence in 1949.

So this is wrong to say that Article 370 brought Jammu and Kashmir with India, Shah said.
05 Aug 2019, 12:28 PM IST
HM Amit Shah in Parliament: This is not the first time, Congress in 1952 and 1962 amended article 370 through similar process. So instead of protesting please let me speak and have a discussion, all your doubts and misunderstandings will be cleared, I am ready to answer all your questions.
05 Aug 2019, 12:24 PM IST
JP leader Ram Madhav on Monday hailed the government's decision on Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir and said the martyrdom of its idealogue Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee for complete integration of the state into India has been 'honoured'.

The national general secretary and the party's point person in the state said that the complete integration of Jammu and Kashmir was a longstanding demand of the nation.
05 Aug 2019, 12:16 PM IST
Mayawati's party BSP supports govt on scrapping of Article 370 for J&K.
05 Aug 2019, 12:09 PM IST
PDP's RS MPs Nazir Ahmad Laway&MM Fayaz protest in Parliament premises after resolution revoking Article 370 from J&K moved by HM in Rajya Sabha; The 2 PDP MPs were asked to go out of the House after they attempted to tear the constitution. MM Fayaz also tore his kurta in protest
05 Aug 2019, 12:08 PM IST
Two PDP members physically removed from Rajya Sabha by marshals after they tear copies of Indian Constitution.
05 Aug 2019, 12:06 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation today.
05 Aug 2019, 12:04 PM IST
While speaking in the upper house today, Union Minister Amit Shah said: Under the umbrella of Article 370 three families looted J&K for yrs. Leader of Opposition (GN Azad) said Article 370 connected J&K to India, it's not true. Maharaja Hari Singh signed J&K Instrument of Accession on 27 Oct 1947, Article 370 came in 1954
05 Aug 2019, 12:02 PM IST
In case you have just joined us, here's what has happened till now-

• The government on Monday moved a bill proposing bifurcation of the state of Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories -- Jammu and Kashmir division and Ladakh.

• Making the announcement in Rajya Sabha, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said the UT in Ladakh will have no legislature like Chandigarh while the other UT of Jammu and Kashmir will have a legislature like Delhi and Puducherry.

• Shah introduced the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation bill. Acrimonious scenes were seen in the House soon after the announcement of the Home Minister.

• The Union Territory for Jammu and Kashmir will have a legislature but there will be no Assembly in Ladakh, Shah said in a statement.

• He said this had been done in view of constant threats of cross border terrorism.

• The UT of Ladakh was a long pending demand of the people of the region and the decision was aimed at fulfilling the aspiration of the local population, the Minister said.
05 Aug 2019, 11:58 AM IST
05 Aug 2019, 11:57 AM IST
Mehbooba Mufi on Article 370

• Today marks darkest day in Indian democracy: Mehbooba Mufti on govt move on Article 370
• Unilateral decision of GOI to scrap Article 370 is illegal, unconstitutional; will make India occupational force in J&K
• Article 370 move will have catastrophic consequences for subcontinent, they want territory of J&K by terrorising it's people
• India has failed Kashmir in keeping its promises
05 Aug 2019, 11:54 AM IST
Today marks darkest day in Indian democracy: Mehbooba Mufti on govt move on Article 370.
05 Aug 2019, 11:53 AM IST
According to Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu, PDP's Mir Fayaz and Nazir Ahmed Laway were asked to go out of the house(Rajya Sabha) after they attempted to tear the constitution
05 Aug 2019, 11:47 AM IST
Amit Shah Proposes Bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir Into Two Union Territories

Home Minister Amit Shah in the Rajya Sabha today introduced the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill and proposed the bifurcation of the state.

The Centre has proposed Ladakh becoming a Union Territory without a legislature and that Jammu & Kashmir be a Union Territory with a legislature.
05 Aug 2019, 11:45 AM IST
Home Minister Amit Shah announces creation of union territory of Ladakh.
05 Aug 2019, 11:42 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir will be a Union Territory with a legislature, while Ladakh region will be a Union Territory without a legislature, according to the government's plan for J&K, says Amit Shah.
05 Aug 2019, 11:36 AM IST
Centre plans reorganisation of Jammu and Kashmir as a Union Territory. Jammu and Kashmir will be a Union Territory with an Assembly, says Amit Shah of govt plan for J&K.
05 Aug 2019, 11:33 AM IST
After HM Amit Shah proposed to remove Article 370 in K&K in the parliament, the announcement met with a massive uproar from the Opposition and on account of the ensuing ruckus.
05 Aug 2019, 11:29 AM IST
Constitution(application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order 2019
05 Aug 2019, 11:29 AM IST
Uproar in Rajya Sabha after resolution revoking Article 370 from J&K moved by Home Minister Amit Shah.
05 Aug 2019, 11:27 AM IST
Jammu And Kashmir Turmoil: What Is Article 370? Why It Is Important For J&K

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05 Aug 2019, 11:25 AM IST
Home Minister Amit Shah moves resolution in Rajya Sabha that all clauses of Article 370 will not be applicable to JK.
05 Aug 2019, 11:20 AM IST
Resolution revoking Article 370 from J&K moved in Rajya Sabha.

Amit Shah proposes to remove Article 370.
05 Aug 2019, 11:13 AM IST
Ghulam Nabi Azad,Congress in Rajya Sabha: Entire valley is under curfew, political leaders including three former chief ministers are under house arrest. There is a war like situation in the state, so this should be discussed on priority
05 Aug 2019, 11:10 AM IST
Congress MP Rahul Gandhi arrives at the Parliament.
05 Aug 2019, 11:05 AM IST
PARLIAMENT SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY

LOK SABHA

Bills to be introduced

*The Supreme Court (Number of Judges) Amendment Bill, 2019
*The Chit Funds (Amendment) Bill, 2019.

Bills for consideration and passing

*The Supreme Court (Number of Judges) Amendment Bill, 2019.
*The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019
*The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019.

RAJYA SABHA

Bills for introduction
*The Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Second Amendment) Bill, 2019.
*The National Institute of Design (Amendment) Bill, 2019
*The Inter-State River Water Disputes (Amendment) Bill, 2019.
*The Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Amendment Bill, 2019.
05 Aug 2019, 11:03 AM IST
PM Modi, HM Amit Shah arrive in Parliament

PM Narendra Modi has arrived in the Parliament after a Union Cabinet meeting. Union Home Minister Amit Shah will make a statement in the Rajya Sabha today. This would be the first official statement about the situation in J&K that has been put under a security lockdown by the administration.
05 Aug 2019, 11:00 AM IST
A few minutes from now, Amit Shah will speak in parliament. He will address the parliament amid a massive a security build-up in Jammu and Kashmir.
05 Aug 2019, 10:35 AM IST
Amit Shah To Make Crucial Announcement On J&K
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05 Aug 2019, 10:25 AM IST
BJP issues three line whip to its MPs

The Bharatiya Janata Party issued a three line whip to its MPs to be present in the parliament today.
05 Aug 2019, 10:24 AM IST
Amit Shah to introduce Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Second Amendment) Bill, 2019 in Rajya Sabha

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will introduce Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Second Amendment) Bill, 2019 today in Rajya Sabha at 11 am.

The bill was passed in Lok Sabha on July 1.

This bill, if passed by Upper House of Parliament, will provide up to 10 per cent quota for the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) in educational institutions and public employment alongside existing reservations in the state.

Shah will speak in Rajya Sabha at 11 am and in Lok Sabha at 12 pm today
05 Aug 2019, 10:21 AM IST
Leaders of Opposition parties meet to discuss security situation in Jammu and Kashmir. Opposition parties give adjournment notices in both Houses of Parliament to discuss Kashmir issue.
05 Aug 2019, 10:20 AM IST
DMK to oppose Centre's J&K move in Parliament

The DMK on Monday slammed the Centre for imposing unprecedented resrictions in Jammu and Kashmir. The party said it has decided to oppose the government's massive action in that state in Parliament.
05 Aug 2019, 10:17 AM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah leaves from 7 Lok Kalyan Marg after the Union Cabinet meeting concludes.
05 Aug 2019, 10:14 AM IST
Union Cabinet meeting at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg concludes. Union Home Minister Amit Shah will speak in Rajya Sabha at 11 am and in Lok Sabha at 12 pm today.
05 Aug 2019, 10:08 AM IST
The house arrest of J&K leaders is a signal that the government will defy all democratic norms to achieve its objects: Chidambaram
05 Aug 2019, 10:06 AM IST
A meeting of Congress MPs in Lok Sabha will be held at 10.30 am in Parliament today.
05 Aug 2019, 10:02 AM IST
The CCS meeting comes after political leaders in Jammu and Kashmir including former Chief Ministers Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and Jammu and Kashmir People's Conference chairman Sajad Lone, were placed under house arrest as strict restrictions were imposed in the Kashmir Valley from early Monday morning.
05 Aug 2019, 10:00 AM IST
As decided by the Rajya Sabha Chairman, due to some urgent legislative business today, Zero Hour submissions will be taken up in the House today after the completions of Legislative Business listed for the day.
05 Aug 2019, 9:50 AM IST
People's Democratic Party (PDP)'s Rajya Sabha MP, Nazir Ahmad Laway has given Zero Hour notice in the House over Kashmir issue.
05 Aug 2019, 9:48 AM IST
Adjournment Motion Notice in Rajya Sabha by Opposition

Congress MPs Ghulam Nabi Azad, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, K Suresh and Manish Tewari, Anand Sharma, Ambika Soni, and Bhubaneswar Kalita have given Adjournment Motion notice in Parliament, over Kashmir issue.
05 Aug 2019, 9:46 AM IST
PM Modi chairs Cabinet meet in Delhi

Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) meeting is underway at PM Modi's residence. Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, NSA Ajit Doval are among those present in the meeting.

Any major decision taken in the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) meeting is likely to be announced by Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Parliament later today.
05 Aug 2019, 9:37 AM IST
Opposition to hold meeting on the developments in Kashmir at 10am in the parliament premises. Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad speaks to various opposition leaders ahead of the meeting. As per reports, the meeting is being held to discuss the current situation in Kashmir
05 Aug 2019, 9:11 AM IST
What Is Article 370? Why It Is Important For J&K

Article 370 of the Indian constitution is an article that gives autonomous status to the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
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05 Aug 2019, 9:08 AM IST
What is Article 35A?

All the political parties have expressed resentment towards scrapping of Article 35A, which provides special rights to Jammu and Kashmir and have warned against ‘dire consequences’.
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05 Aug 2019, 9:05 AM IST
Amid uncertainty in the Valley, Bollywood actor Anupam Kher on Monday said, 'Kashmir solution has begun.' His comments were shared on Twitter.
05 Aug 2019, 8:28 AM IST
Schools to reopen normally today in Ladakh region after summer vacations, classes to resume normally in colleges and other educational institutions too. Restrictions under Section 144 CrPC have not been imposed in the region.
05 Aug 2019, 8:27 AM IST
Security tightened in Srinagar in view of the imposition of section 144 CrPC from midnight 5th August.
05 Aug 2019, 8:07 AM IST
Meanwhile, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said that Pakistan will respond to any 'misadventure or aggression' by Indian forces against it.

Imran Khan alleged that India has used 'cluster bombs' on civilians along the Line of Control and called on the UN Security Council to take note of the 'international threat to peace and security'.

He said that Pakistan 'will always stand with Kashmiris and will not be deterred from its just stance based on United Nations Security Council's resolutions and aspirations of Kashmiri people'.
05 Aug 2019, 7:49 AM IST
Modi cabinet meeting at 9:30 am

Amid massive developments in Jammu and Kashmir, the Modi cabinet is set to hold a meeting at 9:30 am on Monday. The meeting is set to take place at PM Modi’s residence.

As per sources, the meeting is likely to discuss the current state of affairs in Kashmir and some important decisions could be taken. The meeting has been called at a time when the whole nation is heated up over the alert in the state. Read More-
05 Aug 2019, 7:44 AM IST
The parties on Sunday unanimously resolved to fight any attempt to abrogate the constitutional provisions that guarantee it special status or any move to trifurcate the state or 'unconstitutional delimitation', NC leader Farooq Abdullah said.

The meeting was also attended by Mehbooba, Omar Abdullah, Taj Mohiuddin (Congress), Muzaffar Beig (PDP), Sajad Lone and Imran Ansari (Peoples Conference), Shah Faesal (J&K Peoples Movement) and M Y Tarigami (CPI-M).
05 Aug 2019, 7:44 AM IST
J&K Governor on Article 35A

Jammu and Kashmir Governor S P Malik had earlier dismissed speculations that the Centre might be planning to do away with Article 35A of the Constitution, which gives exclusive rights to the state's residents in government jobs and land.
05 Aug 2019, 7:41 AM IST
Situation in Delhi

• In Delhi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah held a meeting with top security officials on Sunday and is believed to have discussed the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.
• The hour-long meeting was attended by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba and other senior officials.
05 Aug 2019, 7:40 AM IST
Security beefed up in the valley

• The strength of the security personnel has been increased around vital installations such as the civil secretariat, police headquarters, airport and various central government establishments in the city.
• Barricades have been erected on many arterial roads, including the entry and exit points to Srinagar, the summer capital of the state.
• Riot control vehicles have also been kept on standby in some areas where apprehension of law and order disturbances is more, the officials added.
• Political parties in J-K had expressed apprehensions about such action after the Centre deployed additional troops and curtailed the Amarnath Yatra.
05 Aug 2019, 7:39 AM IST
05 Aug 2019, 7:38 AM IST
The authorities have imposed night curfew in Kishtwar, Rajouri districts and Banihal area of Ramban district. Additional paramilitary forces, which arrived in Kashmir in the past few days, have been deployed across the city and in other vulnerable areas of the valley, the officials said.
05 Aug 2019, 7:38 AM IST
After the Jammu and Kashmir administration curtailed the Amarnath Yatra and asked pilgrims and tourists to leave the valley at the earliest on Friday, anxious residents continue to throng markets to stock on essentials and serpentine queues have been visible outside shops and fuel stations.

The Anantnag district administration, in view of 'panic stocking',ordered all fuel station dealers not to sell petrol or diesel without permission from the district magistrate or an authorised officer.
05 Aug 2019, 7:37 AM IST
Section 144 imposed in the valley

• The government imposed restrictions under Section 144 CrPC in Srinagar district with effect from midnight.
• As per the order, there will be no movement of public and all educational institutions shall also remain closed.
• There will be a complete bar on holding any kind of public meetings or rallies during the period of operation of this order.
05 Aug 2019, 7:33 AM IST
Internet services snapped

Mobile Internet services have been suspended in the Kashmir Valley, they said, adding that satellite phones are being provided to police officials and district magistrates.
05 Aug 2019, 7:13 AM IST
The University of Jammu will remain closed on Monday and all scheduled examinations have been postponed. Various educational institutions in the Kashmir Valley also directed their students to vacate hostels.
05 Aug 2019, 7:12 AM IST
Curfew in several parts

The authorities imposed night curfew in Kishtwar and Rajouri districts and Banihal area of Ramban district, while restrictions were imposed in Jammu, Resai and Doda districts, besides Srinagar on Sunday.

The authorities also imposed curfew and restrictions in Rajouri district from Sunday night and ordered closure of all educational institutes, the officials said.
05 Aug 2019, 7:11 AM IST
Schools and colleges in valley shut

Schools and colleges in Jammu, Kishtwar, Resai, Doda and Udhampur districts to remain close on Monday, the officials said.
05 Aug 2019, 6:50 AM IST
Ex-CMs Mehbooba, Omar under house arrest in Srinagar

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti will not be allowed to move out of their houses as strict restrictions are imposed in the Kashmir Valley from early Monday morning, police sources said.
05 Aug 2019, 6:42 AM IST
According to an order,'There shall be no movement of public and all educational institutions (in Srinagar district) shall remain closed.'
05 Aug 2019, 6:40 AM IST
The government imposed restrictions under Section 144 of the CrPC in Srinagar district with effect from Sunday midnight as a precautionary measure, officials said.
05 Aug 2019, 6:40 AM IST
The officials said former chief ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti would not be allowed to move out of their respective house in view of the restrictions, while Congress leader Usman Majid and CPI(M) MLA M Y Tarigami claimed to have been arrested around midnight.
05 Aug 2019, 6:39 AM IST
Officials said restrictions on movement of people would come into force in Kashmir Valley at the crack of dawn.
05 Aug 2019, 6:39 AM IST
Kashmir remained on edge as the authorities stepped up security at vital installations and in sensitive areas, suspended mobile internet services and either 'arrested' or 'detained' several leaders in fast-paced developments on Sunday night.

Jammu And Kashmir Turmoil Live Updates: Restrictions and night curfews were imposed in several districts of Jammu and Kashmir as the Valley remained on edge with authorities stepping up security deployment. The government imposed restrictions under Section 144 of the CrPC in Srinagar district with effect from Sunday midnight as a precautionary measure, officials said. "There shall be no movement of public and all educational institutions (in Srinagar district) shall remain closed," according to an order.

It stated that there was a complete bar on holding any kind of public meeting or rally."Identity cards of essential services officials will be treated as movement passes wherever required," the order said. Schools and colleges in Jammu, Kishtwar, Resai, Doda and Udhampur districts were also ordered to remain close on Monday, the officials said.

The authorities imposed night curfew in Kishtwar and Rajouri districts and Banihal area of Ramban district, while restrictions were imposed in Jammu, Resai and Doda districts, besides Srinagar on Sunday, they said. "We have imposed night curfew in Kishtwar district from tonight as a precautionary measure", Deputy Commissioner, Kishtwar, Angrez Singh Rana, told PTI. He said all schools and colleges have been closed in the district.

The authorities also imposed curfew and restrictions in Rajouri district from Sunday night and ordered closure of all educational institutes, the officials said. The University of Jammu will remain closed on Monday and all scheduled examinations have been postponed, they said.

Various educational institutions in the Kashmir Valley also directed their students to vacate hostels. The authorities in Jammu have also imposed restrictions under Section 144 of the CrPC in the district and banned all types of congregation, the officials said. Schools, colleges and academic institutions are advised to remain closed as a measure of caution, Deputy Commissioner, Jammu, Sushma Chauhan, said.

Deputy Commissioner, Reasi, Indu Kanwal Chib, said the CrPC's section 144 has been imposed in Reasi district and educational institutions will remain closed from Monday, till further orders, as a precautionary measure.

In Doda district, too, authorities have imposed restrictions and closed down educational institutions, the officials said.

Mobile Internet services have been suspended in the Kashmir Valley, they said, adding that satellite phones are being provided to police officials and district magistrates.