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In Pictures: Markets in Kashmir witness thin footfall on eve of Eid

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Amid armed forces deployement, people are shopping for Eid essentials at Srinagar's Hari Singh High Street Market. [FPK Photo/Zainab]

Srinagar: Markets in Kashmir witnessed thin footfall of shoppers on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr.

Though shops such as bakeries, mutton and chicken outlets were abuzz with customers but traders say the rush cannot still be compared to what used to be witnessed before the pandemic brought gloom and doom across the globe.

Jammu and Kashmir Bank recorded transactions worth Rs 1,000 crore with the last two days witnessing withdrawal of Rs 326 crore from ATMs.

Rest in Pictures.

Amid armed forces deployement, people are shopping for Eid essentials at Srinagar’s Hari Singh High Street Market. [FPK Photo/Zainab]

A customer purchases toy guns from a shop on the eve of Eid in Srinagar. [FPK Photo/Zainab]

A customer shops from a stall put up in Srinagar’s Gaenkhan market on the eve of Eid. [FPK Photo/Zainab]

A small crowd of women surround a henna designer (not in picture) awaiting their turns to get their hands hennaed ahead of Eid. [FPK Photo/Zainab]

Mahirul poses for a photograph showing off her hennaed hands. [FPK Photo/Zainab]

Women walk through the market of Gaenkhan in Srinagar ahead of Eid. [FPK Photo/Zainab]

Jannat, a first grader, shows off her henna design, done for the first time ahead of Eid. [FPK Photo/Zainab]

A wide view of an empty shop on the eve of Eid in Kashmir. [FPK Photo/Zainab]

An armed forces personnel stands deployed in a market in Srinagar. [FPK Photo/Zainab]

A view of a bakery shop with nearly empty shelves on the eve of Eid. [FPK Photo/Zainab]

A pedestrian through a curtained shop in Srinagar market. In Ramzan, the food joints in Kashmir cover their entrances with curtains to give privacy to customers, and out of respect for the holy month. [FPK Photo/Zainab]

Roads mostly remained deserted during evening hours on Arafah in Srinagar. [FPK Photo/Zainab]

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