Kashmir Shuts Down On Indian Republic Day

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Kashmiris take pictures with their cell phones as they watch a main... News PhotoActivity,Celebration,Horizontal,Human Interest,India,Jammu and Kashmir,Photography,Republic Day,Srinagar,Summer,TelephonePhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Yawar NazirSRINAGAR, KASHMIR, INDIA - JANUARY 26: Kashmiris take pictures with their cell phones as they watch a main function at the Bakshi stadium during India's Republic Day celebrations on January 26, 2013 in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Administered Kashmir. All businesses, schools and shops were closed and traffic remained off the roads following a strike call given by Kashmiri separatist leaders against India's Republic Day celebrations in Kashmir. Meanwhile India deployed large numbers of Indian police and paramilitary forces to prevent any incidents during the official celebrations. (Photo by Yawar Nazir/Getty Images)