In Srinagar, Section 144 was imposed with an immediate effect from 12 am on Monday. Mobile and internet services were partially suspended in the Valley on Sunday, August 6, 2019
Reasi district administration has ordered the suspension of operations of all schools, colleges and academic institutions for the coming two days. As per orders of Reasi Deputy Commissioner Indu Kanwal Chib, the order has been passed as a precautionary measure. Many parts of Jammu and Kashmir are facing different types of prohibitions since Sunday night. Amid the tense situation prevailing in the state, academic institutions in Jammu, Reasi, Doda, Kathua and Udhampur districts had remained closed today as a ‘measure of caution’.
Yesterday, in decisions with far-reaching implications, the Centre scrapped Article 370 of the Constitution that conferred special status to Jammu and Kashmir and barred people from the rest of the country from buying property there. Shortly after Home Minister Amit Shah tabled a resolution to this effect in Rajya Sabha, President Ram Nath Kovind came out with a notification — The Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order, 2019 that will come into force immediately.