A Complete shutdown is observed in the whole valley of Kashmir on Sunday, on the eve of Indian Republic Day.
Shutdown call was given by all the separatist parties and groups including Hurriyat (G), Hurriyat (M), Hurriyat (JK) and JKLF by calling the Indian Republic Day as “A Black Day”.
All the shops and business establishments are closed and the roads are giving a deserted look as no traffic is plying accept police and forces vehicles.
Reports of 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.
Mobile phones and internet services were suspended from Sunday morning to 1PM as has been the tradition on every 26th January and 15th August.
Amidst unprecedented security arrangements Republic Day functions were held in every district headquarter. The largest function of Kashmir was held at Bakhshi Stadium, Srinagar.