Jammu: On the eve of the January 26, a complete shutdown is being observed in the valley as all shops and business establishment are closed while as roads are deserted.
The JRL comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik has also called for peaceful protests after Friday prayers.
Reports of the complete shutdown have reached from all the ten district headquarters of Kashmir.
Authorities had made unprecedented arrangements of security by deputing thousands of police and forces personnel on every road of Srinagar and elsewhere who had erected checkpoints two days earlier.
Meanwhile, mobile services have been suspended in the Kashmir valley.
Amidst unprecedented security arrangements Republic Day functions were held in every district headquarter. The largest function of Kashmir was held at Sher-e-Kashmir Stadium, Srinagar.