Partial fixed-line telephony was resumed in the Valley on August 17 and by September 4, nearly 50,000 landlines were declared operational.
On October 9, the state government withdrew the security advisory, saying the tourists desirous of undertaking a visit to the state, would be provided all necessary assistance and logistical support.
The minister also rejected the opposition's charge that the BJP was using withdrawal of J&K's special status as a poll plank in the run-up to assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra.
The policy decisions taken and implemented on the ground, should not be reversed by the Court so that Kashmir and the country do not face a long period of strife, a note read.
The court also ordered shifting of ailing CPI(M) leader Mohd Yusuf Tarigami to AIIMS in Delhi from Srinagar, where he is under house arrest.
Officials said restrictions on the movement of people have now been eased in 81 police station areas across Kashmir Valley.
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Jammu and Kashmir has been under severe restrictions since the Centre withdrew the special status of the state and divided it into two Union territories earlier this month.
Officials said people were allowed to move freely even as deployment of security forces continued on the ground.
The security personnel had sealed all roads leading to the Clock Tower immediately after scrapping of Article 370 on August 5.
Officials said the restrictions had been relaxed in 35 police station areas of Kashmir-15 in north Kashmir and ten each in south and central Kashmir.
In south Kashmir, the landline services have been made operational in Qazigund and Pahalgam areas.
MHA spokesperson said flight from the Kashmir Valley are operating normally and about 1,500 light motor and other vehicles are plying on a daily basis through the highway,
The incident took place at Soura in Srinagar amidst government-imposed restrictions on communications and movement of people.
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