Agence India Press
Apr 12, 2011
Srinagar: Life returned to normal in Kashmir valley after three days of strike against the killing of Jamiat Ahlihadees president Moulvi Showkat Ahmad Shah and controversial Dogra certificate being issued to Jammu citizens by the state government.
Shops and commercial establishments’ opened and heavy traffic was on the roads. The government offices and educational institutions remained closed due to the holiday on eve of Ramnavmi.
Markets including Lal chowk, the commercial hub of capital city Srinagar witnessed huge rush of shoppers. At many places, traffic jams were witnessed due to heavy traffic on Srinagar roads especially Lal chowk, Regal chowk, Dalgate and Jehangir chowk.
Long queues of people were seen waiting for their turns outside the ATM’s at different places. An improvement in weather after few days of incessant rains added to the rush of shoppers in markets this afternoon.
Police and CRPF personnel holding automatic weapons were seen patrolling markets and streets in the city. Reports from other major towns of the valley said that the life returned to normal and markets witnessed good rush of people. (AIP)
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