The answer to the question is not an easy one. The BSF has deployed over 2,000 troops for the yatra while the Army has provided five battalions (about 5,000 personnel) and additional 54 companies (5,400 personnel) of the police have also been mobilised. Burhan was killed by security personnel on July 8 past year.
Given the massive unrest triggered past year due to Burhan's killing, authorities had beefed up security to ensure that situation remains under control this time. Burhan was a native of Tral.
An order by the district administration also stated that essential services, government employees and accredited and registered media persons would be exempted from the restrictions imposed across the state.
Sources in state police said authorities were likely to impose restrictions in Anantnag, Pulwama, Kulgam, Shopian, Sopore, Bandipora, Kupwara, Ganderbal and some other towns of the Valley to ward off protests called by the separatists today. Under this rule, people can not assemble at public places in large groups.
It is notable that past year Soz had suggested that the government withdraw the "Draconian" AFSPA law from the Valley to enable the much needed initiation of dialogue with the leaders in Kashmir.
Some of the clashes broke out when security forces stopped protestors from travelling to Tral. His death sparked protests in the entire Kashmir valley which claimed over a 100 lives.
Wani was well-known on social media among the youth in the region.
Muzaffar Wani, Burhan's father, said that the protest movement in the region can not be suppressed by the authorities. Out of them, 90 joined militants' ranks.
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Moreover, Burhan was the total antithesis of what terrorism experts generally proclaim. His killing by Indian police forces caused months of unrest in the valley which is at the heart of the territorial dispute between India and Pakistan.
It was for all these reasons (perhaps more, we don't know), when Burhan died, Kashmiris called him a "martyr". All of them have been confiscated in the past two days.
Ahead of the planned Hizbul recruitment drive, superintendents of police of Kashmir districts have started rounding up the ground workers of terror outfits and are also retaining known stone-pelters in "preventive detention" before the recruitment drive.
An Indian paramilitary force officer watches as a Kashmiri woman along with her child walks past a barbed-wire road checkpoint set up by Indian security forces in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Friday, July 7, 2017. However, the youth were intercepted by security men.
Such defiance on part of the Kashmiris has become a major headache for the political and security establishments in the state.
Three Army jawans were left injured on Saturday when terrorists attacked their convoy in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Complete internet services, including mobile and broadband, have been shut down, an official said. However, as far as Kashmir policy is concerned, the Centre seems firm on following the "law of retaliation".
Seven people were killed in cross-border shelling by both Pakistan and India, officials on both sides of the frontier said.