Barricades have been removed from the commercial hub of Lal Chowk and adjoining areas. Security forces continued to be deployed to maintain law and order.
Continuous reports have been streaming in of regular and efficient functioning of the authorities and institutions. Maintaining the health service facilities, around more than four lakh OPD visits have been registered alongwith 35,000 admissions and 11,000 surgeries undergone since August 5.
Another in line, the communication services like data connection which were stalled for a period of time, are progressively been restored in remaining area, although 100% landlines have already been restored in J&K, which can be seen as development, a fully functional media centre alongwith internet kiosks has been set up to boost communication lines.
As the curtailed movement of logistics have been lifted, 92% areas are restriction-free in entire Jammu and Kashmir.
188 out of 199 police stations are totally restriction free, others have only limited restrictions.