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Place in Jammu and Kashmir, India

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Lal Chowk: Place in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Lal Chowk is a city square in Srinagar in the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Lal Chowk was named so by Left-wing activists inspired by the Russian Revolution as they fought Maharaja Hari Singh. It is a traditional place for political meetings with Jawaharlal Nehru, Jammu & kashmir first Prime Minister, Sheikh Abdullah, Kashmir's first premier and various other Kashmiri leaders having addressed people from it.

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Watch: BJP workers hoist Indian flag at PDP office; 3 detained at Lal Chowk [Video]

Watch: BJP workers hoist Indian flag at PDP office; 3 detained at Lal Chowk

Several people, reportedly BJP workers gathered outside PDP office in Jammu to hoist the Indian flag. People were seen trying to hoist the national flag over Jammu and Kashmir's state flag. Three..

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Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police Dilbag Singh said on Wednesday he was hopeful that the summer this year in the Valley will be peaceful. "We have busted several modules of terrorists last..
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CRPF jawan, 4 civilians injured in grenade attack in Kashmir

A security force jawan and four civilians were injured in a grenade attack by militants on CRPF personnel in Lal Chowk area of the city on Sunday, police said. Terrorists hurled a grenade on the CRPF..
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Naqvi visits Lal Chowk, interacts with vendors

Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday visited the main market in Lal Chowk and interacted with shopkeepers and pavement vendors. Naqvi was here as part of a 36-member central ministerial..
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After Sunday buzz, partial shutdown back in Valley

Shops in the commercial hub of Lal Chowk didn't stay open beyond 12.30pm on Monday while those in Downtown Srinagar remained closed the whole day. Private vehicles and some taxis were the only..
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Srinagar flea market abuzz with shoppers

Shops opened on Sunday morning at some places in the Kashmir valley, including here in civil lines areas of the city and mini buses plied, the officials said. They said few shops were also open in..
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Normal life remains hit in Kashmir for 83rd day

Some shops opened for a few hours early in the morning in some areas, including in the commercial hub of Lal Chowk in the city here, but downed their shutters around 11 am, they added.
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Restrictions lifted from most areas of Kashmir

The restrictions have been lifted from most areas of the valley, but continued in parts of Srinagar in the interior areas and in the jurisdiction of Maisuma police station of the city, the officials..
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19 more telephone exchanges restored in Kashmir Valley

Authorities in Kashmir have restored 19 more telephone exchanges, a month after telephone services were snapped following abrogation of provisions of Article 370, officials said on Thursday. Landline..
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Landline telephone services restored in most places in Valley: Officials

Landline telephone services have been restored in most areas across the length and breadth of the Valley, the officials said. The process of fully restoring the landline connectivity, barring few..
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Restrictions imposed in Srinagar after march call to UN office

Barricades and concertina wires were erected at many places to prevent people from marching to Lal Chowk and Sonawar, where the UN office is located, the officials said, adding that the security forces..
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Lal Chowk rid of barricades, Srinagar breathes easy


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NSA Ajit Doval interacts with security personnel in valley

Earlier in the day, Doval had also carried out a recce of Srinagar to assess the situation on the ground on the day of Eid-ul-Zuha. He visited the most sensitive areas in downtown Srinagar such as..
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