The Indian authorities carried out a strong security operation in the state of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, as protests are possible on the first anniversary of the lifting of the region’s special status, which has already started in neighboring Pakistan. .
The government curfewed Tuesday and Wednesday after which the first day was settled without incident. For this second day, the curfew was reinforced by strict controls on passenger traffic, the cessation of public transportation and the closure of shops and restaurants.
Hundreds of police and paramilitaries have been monitoring the streets of Srinagar, the capital of Indian-controlled cashmere, to make sure that residents comply with security measures.
The Narendra Modi government reviewed security levels in Jammu and Kashmir last Monday and expects more uniformed personnel to be deployed to contain possible clashes.