Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir have further eased restrictions on the movement of people. They have also restored landline phone services in some areas of the Kashmir Valley yesterday.
Government spokesperson Rohit Kansal said, the services will be restored in other areas in a phased manner. He said, primary schools across the valley will reopen tomorrow and all necessary arrangements in this regard have been made.
Srinagar District Magistrate Shahid Choudhary said, 190 schools will resume classes tomorrow and extra classes are being planned to make up for the loss of last 10 days. The district administration has offered the school managements all required assistance and support to restart the classes.
Mr Kansal said, there was an increase in movement of private vehicles in Srinagar and other district headquarters of the Valley. State DGP Dilbag Singh visited Pulwama and Anantnag districts in south Kashmir yesterday to review security arrangements and said prohibitory orders will be relaxed in more areas today.
Srinagar Divisional Commissioner Baseer Khan said, the administration has made elaborate arrangements for the return of pilgrims from Haj today. He said, sufficient fleet of buses have been arranged so that Haj pilgrims reach their homes easily.