SRINAGAR The District administration in Srinagar on Tuesday ordered closure of all schools in this summer capital of the state on Wednesday.
Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr Syed Abid Rashid Shah said that the decision was taken as a precautionary measure.
The authorities have already ordered restrictions in parts of Srinagar tomorrow to prevent Muharram processions which remain banned in the area since 1989.
A police official said that restrictions will be imposed in areas falling under the jurisdiction of Shaheed Gunj, Batamaloo, Shergari, Kothibagh, Ram Munshi Bagh, Maisuma, and Kral Khud police stations.
He said the restrictions will be imposed as a preventive measure in view of eighth day of Muharram to maintain law and order.
The traditional Muharram procession used to pass through these areas, but have been banned since eruption of militancy in 1989.