Bhaderwah: Authorities Monday morning relaxed curfew in the entire Bhaderwah town of Chenab valley three days after witnessing improvement in the situation.
A police official however said that prohibitory orders will remain in force to maintain law and order.
“The relaxation in curfew was earlier announced from 10 am to 11 am but was later extended till 3 pm,” an official said.
Policemen were seen making rounds of the town to announce relaxation of the curfew and asked people to resume their normal activities.
However, eyewitnesses said that most of the shops and business establishments remained closed and only private vehicles were seen plying on roads.
People in some areas complained that they were facing shortage of vegetables, milk and ration. They also demanded that ATMs be made operational immediately as they are running out of cash.
District Magistrate Doda, Dr Sagar said that prohibitory orders under section 144 CrPC would remain in force in the entire town as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order.