The situation remained peaceful across the state on Sunday. Restrictions have been relaxed in 35 police station areas of Kashmir while 17 telephone exchanges out of 96 have been made functional.
More than 50,000 landline phones have been operational now. The services will be restored in other areas in a calibrated manner.
Briefing media persons in Srinagar on Sunday, Jammu and Kashmir Government Spokesperson Rohit Kansal said that government will try to restore landline communication services as soon as possible in the valley.
J&K: 1ST BATCH OF 300 HAJ PILGRIMS ARRIVE AT SRINAGAR AIRPORT
The first batch of 300 Haj pilgrims arrived in two flights on Sunday at Srinagar International Airport after completing their pilgrimage.
The pilgrims were received at the Airport by the Advisor to J&K Governor Farooq Khan, who was accompanied by Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Khan, Inspector General of Police Kashmir SP Pani and other concerned officials.
The Hajis expressed their satisfaction over the elaborate arrangements put in place by the government to ensure that they could perform their religious duties without facing any hassles.
The Advisor also took stock of the arrangements put in place for the arrival of Hajis so that they could reach to their destinations without inconvenience.