Tral township of south Kashmir’s Pulwama town was turned into a military garrison on Thursday ahead of Government of India’s special representative for Kashmir Dineshwar Sharma’s scheduled visit.
All Shops, business establishments, and educational institutions are closed in the town.
Army men were doing rounds in the area while choppers were also pressed into service to keep a watch from the sky.
Official sources said that the heavy deployment of army, SOG, CRPF, and police has been put in place in Tral town ahead of Dineshwar Sharma’s visit.
Forces have been deployed in strength across the town to prevent any “untoward incident”.
Confusion prevailed among the locals because of the heavy deployment of the forces.