After Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik announced relaxation on restrictions in the Kashmir valley region on October 7, Kashmir opened up for tourists after 2 months on Thursday.
After a detailed security review meeting, the J&K Governor Malik decided to lift the restrictions in the valley region and open it up for the tourists on October 10.
India’s northern most region has been in a lockdown state since abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution on August 5.
Earlier on October 9, the J&K administration has opened up schools, colleges and universities.
Jammu and Kashmir region is due to hold Block Development Council (BDC) elections on October 24.