SRINAGAR: A shutdown was imposed in Srinagar on Friday over the controversial remarks by two now-suspended BJP leaders against Prophet Mohammad (PBUH and mobile internet services suspended after a curfew was clamped in Jammu’s Bhaderwah town the previous day due to communal tensions.
Most shops and business establishments in Srinagar were closed, but transportation is plying.
Trouble erupted in Bhaderwah on Thursday after some one posted purported announcements from a local mosque which triggered tension between the two communities.
Police have registered a case against those who made the inflammatory remarks.
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and Union Minister Jatindra Singh have appealed for peace. (IANS)