According to Kashmir Media Service, restrictions under Section 144 and ban on prepaid phone, SMS and internet services remain enforced.
As a mark of silent protest, the residents of the Valley continue to keep their shops closed except for a brief period in the morning and evening and quit going to schools and offices. Public transport is also unavailable.
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The President in his message said the UN Security Council through several of its resolutions has upheld the fundamental right of Kashmiri people to decide their own future through a fair and impartial plebiscite held under the UN auspices.