In Jammu division of Jammu and Kashmir State, the situation is absolutely normal with all educational institutions and business establishments functioning normally today. In Ramban district of Jammu Division, all schools re-opened today except in Banihal Sub- Division. In border district of Poonch, all schools up to Middle level re-opened today. In Reasi and Kathua districts, the situation is absolutely normal with all schools and business establishments functioning normally.
Meanwhile, Mobile Internet has been suspended in the entire Jammu division due to some technical error. According to Jammu Divisional Commissioner, Sanjeev Verma, the facility will be restored soon. However, Divisional Commissioner, Jammu and Inspector General of Police, Jammu range, Mukesh Singh have appealed people of Jammu Division not to fall prey to any baseless and frivolous rumours which are being spread and circulated by some vested elements.
In Kashmir, schools re-opened today in many parts of Valley as restrictions were eased further with teachers reporting to work in many schools. According to official sources, the government has made all the requisite arrangements for the opening of 190 primary schools in Srinagar city. Students were seen turning up in Police Public School at Bemina and a few Kendriya Vidyalayas.
Officials in Baramulla district said schools in some towns remained closed. A senior Srinagar district official said that most of the schools on the periphery of the summer capital city were opened. Authorities had planned to open schools up to primary level and make all government offices functional from today.
On the issue of the restoration of mobile phone services in the valley, Government Spokesperson, Mr Kansal said landline telephone services have been restored in several areas of Srinagar as the process to bring more areas on the telecom map is going on.