Only 5 days ahead of the Republic Day celebrations, security has been beefed up across Jammu and Kashmir.
Government forces are keeping a proper vigil around the day and the police are not taking any chances.
Checkpoints have been erected in many places in Srinagar and frisking has been intensified. Police are seen at many places stopping and checking the vehicles.
A circular issued by the government mentions “The main function of the Republic Day-2021 is being held at the Maulana Azad Stadium, Jammu, where the Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha will preside over the function and take the salute. The Republic day functions will also be held in all the district headquarters across the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
On the other hand , a shutdown was also witnessed in some areas of the Srinagar city as a mark of protest against the Gawkadal Massacre