Republic Day programs in Kashmir passes off peacefully

by National | 26-01-2018 | 451 views

J & K: Republic Day programs in Kashmir including the main event in Srinagar passed off peacefully amid tight security in view of Intelligence reports suggesting that militants might target the functions.

“The Republic Day functions at all district headquarters passed off peacefully”- A senior police officers said. The main official function was held at Srinagar Sher-e-Kashmir cricket stadium, where revenue Minister Abdul Rehman Veeri presided over the event.

All roads leading to the stadium were sealed after intelligence inputs suggested the possibility that militants or other anti-national elements may try to disrupt the event, officials said.

The function at the stadium was attended mostly by Government officials and a few political workers.

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