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Malik hoists tricolour in first I-Day celebration in J-K after abrogation of special status

PTI | Srinagar | Updated: 15-08-2019 10:14 IST | Created: 15-08-2019 10:09 IST
Malik hoists tricolour in first I-Day celebration in J-K after abrogation of special status
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Governor Satya Pal Malik hoisted the national tricolor at the Sher-e-Kashmir stadium here in the first Independence Day celebration in Jammu and Kashmir after the abrogation of its special status. After unfurling the flag, Malik inspected the parade of para-military forces and Jammu and Kashmir Police.

Restrictions were put in place here in the wake of the abrogation of the special status under Article 370 of the Constitution. Principal Secretary in the J-K administration Rohit Kansal had said restrictions were eased out in various parts of Kashmir, including Srinagar city, where peace prevailed on Wednesday.

He, however, said reasonable restrictions are put in place to maintain the law and order situation in the Valley. The situation in Kashmir continued to be calm since the abrogation of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir on August 5 as no major incidents were reported and due to this, the government has given further relaxation in prohibitory orders in many areas, the officer had said.


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