Despite restrictions, protests and clashes broke out at different areas in Ganderbal district on Monday.
Strict restrictions on public movement remained in place in Gondarbal town and its adjoining localities even as people tried to take out the protests and defy the restrictions at some places triggering clashes with government forces. Youth also clashed with forces in Watlar, Gangarhama and Syidakadal Fatehpora areas. Police resorted to firing tear smoke shells to disburse the protesting youth.Protests also broke out in Chandina, the native village of Dr Mohd Rafiq Bhat, the professor turned militant killed in an encounter in Shopian on Sunday morning. On Sunday evening thousands of people participated in the funeral prayers of Bhat.