Independence Day passes off peacefully in J&K

There were no restrictions anywhere, mobile internet, cellular services remained functional: Police

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Artists presenting cultural programme on the occasion of 7th Independence Day at Sher-e-Kashmir Cricket Stadium, in Srinagar on Monday. UNI PHOTO

Unlike previous years, the mobile internet and cellular services remained unaffected on Monday on the occasion of 76th Independence Day while the day passed off peacefully amid the adequate security arrangements across J&K.

Amid heightened security arrangements, the 76th Independence Day passed off peacefully while the main function was held at SK Stadium today where the Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha hoisted the tricolour.

As per news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), the mobile internet and cellular services remained uninterrupted throughout the day.

Officials said that elaborate security arrangements were put in place by the authorities to ensure smooth conduct of the main I-Day functions.

Witnesses said that adequate policeman and security personnel were deployed on the roads today while the roads leading to the venue of functions were sealed till the culmination of the programme.

Meanwhile, the markets remained closed throughout the day. All the shops other business establishments remained closed today, witnesses said.

A top police told KNO that no restrictions were imposed today while the day passed off peacefully.

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