At the first Independence Day celebrations in Jammu and Kashmir after abrogation of Article 370, Governor Satya Pal Malik will hoist the national flag at Sher-e-Kashmir stadium in Srinagar on Thursday.
Principal Secretary in the J&K administration Rohit Kansal has said all arrangements have been made for the event.
In a statement, he said that in Jammu, the Independence Day celebrations would be led by an advisor to the governor while celebrations would be held at divisional, district and sub-district levels as well.
“All arrangements for the smooth celebrations of the Independence Day have been made and the main function will be held at S K Stadium where Governor Satya Pal Malik will hoist the national flag,” Kansal stated.
According to Kansal, the overall situation in Kashmir Valley has remained calm since the abrogation of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir on August 5 and the government has given further relaxation in prohibitory orders in many areas.