Finally, after 17 days of unrest in the Valley, curfew from most parts of Kashmir was lifted today. However, the curfew in south Kashmir's Anantnag is still on. Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone, district magistrate has confirmed this news.
The Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday detained Hurriyat Conference chairman, Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq when they were leading a march towards Anantnag. Geelani was taken to the Humhama Police Station after being detained from outside his residence.