Srinagar: On 26th January, the streets of Kashmir wore a deserted look and people mostly stayed indoors, marking a shutdown on India’s 73rd Republic Day.
The main markets remained shuttered down across valley, and the public transport was off the roads.
In view of the 26th Janauary event, mobile internet services were snapped across valleyfor the first half of the day.
The streets witnessed an intesnified deployement of armed forces personnel across Srinagar city.
Restrictions were put in place across Srinagar to curb vehicular movement, and commuters were frisked.
Rest in pictures.
City center market wears a deserted look in Srinagar as India celebrates 73rd Republic Day, on 26th January, 2022. [FPK Photo/Amir Bin Rafi]
Indian flag being put up at Ghanta Ghar, Srinagar, on 26th Jan, 2022. [FPK Photo/Amir Bin Rafi]
Commuters take diversion as the road leading from Srinagar International Airport to city center is barricaded on the morning of 26th Jan, 2022. [FPK Photo/Zainab]
Armed forces personnel frisk a local in Srinagar on 26th Jan, 2022. [FPK Photo/Amir Bin Rafi]
A view of Ghanta Ghar amidst heavy armed forces deployement shorthwhile after the tricolor was hoisted at city center. [FPK Photo/Amir Bin Rafi]
Locals play cricket in an alley barricaded with concertina wire in Srinagar on 26th Jan, 2022. [FPK Photo/Zainab]
A deserted view of a public park walkway erected with tricolors in Srinagar on 26th Jan, 2022. [FPK Photo/Zainab]
An armed forces personnel stands deployed in a shut market on 26th Jan, 2022. [FPK Photo/Zainab]
An Indian flag is seen erected on a barricade in Srinagar. [FPK Photo/Zainab]
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