According to Police spokesman that huge number of parents also dropped their wards in the Schools. Because of the efforts of the administration and the Police and co-operation of the parents and Public teachers in Schools reported for duties. A large number of students also attended their classes.
Some elements backed by separatists who are bent upon ruining the career of the students tried to create hurdles at some places. In these isolated incidents from, miscreants from lanes and by-lanes pelted stones on school buses at Habbak, Machoo and Pindchi Mandi near Tatoo Ground. Some miscreants stopped a car at Wanabal and took away Rs. 43000/- and a mobile phone from a parent. The people protest against the incidents of targeting students pursuing their studies and at several places took on the isolated protesters ensuring thereby large presence of students in educational institutions throughout
Meanwhile Chief Minister Omar Abdullah advised the media not to ‘hype’ the event ‘because the lives of children are at stake’.
Talking to reporters in Jammu today on the sidelines of a government function, omar said: ‘My request to all of you in the media would be that the opening of schools in the valley should not be played up’ as he feared it may bring harm the children’s way.
Security forces while dealing with the situation and in an effort to enforce the law and order and bring the situation back under control, in these area, one person namely Farooq Ahmad Ahanger son of Abdul Rashid resident of Rainawari, suffered injuries, who was later shifted to Hospital, for further treatment.
At Samboora, Pulwama a mob tried to disrupt the movement of traffic and started pelting stones. They were later on chased.
Authorities today, lifted curfew restrictions in Anantnag, Pulwama, Kulgam, Shopian, and Awantipora, areas in south Kashmir, and from Baramulla, Handwara, Bandipora and Handwara areas in north Kashmir, similarly, from district Budgam in Central Kashmir curfew restrictions has also been lifted, however, other restrictions under section 144 CrPc continues to remain in place in the district.
Meanwhile, curfew restrictions were relaxed in Kangan and Ganderbal from 11 am to 1 pm, in Down town areas of Sopore from 10 am to 12 pm, in Kupwara town, Trehgam and Kralpora from 9 am to 2 pm, while in East, West, and South Zones of Sringar city, curfew has been relaxed from 2 to 7 pm.