Mohsin Ahmad received injuries in his leg when the soldier of a patrolling party in Azadgunj opened fire at him, officials said.
Shopian is one of the four militancy-hit districts in south Kashmir and has witnessed many fierce gunfights between militants and security forces over the years.
Talking to this newspaper, Shafiq said the demand to restore Article 35A, which granted special privileges to J&K residents and barred outsiders from purchasing land, is political in nature.
The former J&K CM had stated that if the Taliban follows the real Sharia law, they would become an example for the rest of the world
While police is tight-lipped about the searches, it is believed that the raids were part of an investigation into a blog post that instigates people against the country, sources said.
Lt Governor Manoj Sinha said the initiative will put an end to the plight of the migrants including Hindus, Sikhs and Muslims, who have been suffering since 1990s.
The FIR was filed against the family members for chanting anti-India slogans and draping Geelani’s body with a Pakistani flag.
Asked whether the situation in Afghanistan would have an impact in Kashmir, DGP Singh said, "There is nothing to worry about, everything is fine."
The authorities imposed restrictions on the movement and assembly of people and suspended mobile Internet services after Geelani, 91, died at his home in Srinagar on Wednesday night.
The police chief said in the past they had even organised sporting events in which four teams from downtown Srinagar, where separatist and militant ideology run high, participated.
After the unveiling of the industrial policy, Jammu & Kashmir had expected about Rs 25,000 crore investment, but the response has so far been overwhelming, says J&K Lt-Governr.
The Jammu and Kashmir Police recently arrested five suspected 'white-collar jihadis' who were behind a campaign to spread falsehood about the sovereignty of the country.
Another five-member committee, headed by a chairman to be nominated by J&K Film Development Council, would look into script screening.
Welcoming the court verdict, journalist Asif Naik termed it a “big day” and said journalism is not a crime
The clash between the terrorists and security forces broke out in the early hours of Tuesday when the on-duty police came under attack from heavily-armed terrorists. The forces retaliated.