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Sandeep Singh, IAF Chief Operations Officer of Jammu, told ANI: "We received information at 12 pm that some people needed to be rescued and by 12:29 pm, IAF's helicopter was present at the spot. Our Garud Commandos went down and tied a hook on the fishermen to pull them up. Four people were rescued in a short span of time and the operation was successful."

The process of easing of prohibitory orders and providing relaxations continued on Sunday. The relaxations were provided in 50 police stations as against 35 police stations on Saturday, and the duration in the relaxation was increased from six hours to eight hours, the government had said.

"Law enforcement authorities showed restraint and tried to maintain law and order situation. It is reiterated that no bullets have been fired in Jammu and Kashmir since the development related to Article 370," the spokesperson added. 

There is no such information that has been released from the Ministry regarding the Lieutenant Governor of both territories. 31st October is celebrated as the birthday of Iron man Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

Many children along with their parents and grandparents were seen waiting for their school buses and vans to arrive.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing the nation. PM Modi's address comes as an apparent outreach to people of Kashmir after the recent measures taken by Central government in Jammu and Kashmir.

"People should be given food and medical care. That is their fundamental right. Basic communication should be there so that people can go anywhere," he added. Poonawalla also took to the microblogging site and sought a written assurance from the government that Article 21 will not be suspended and to ensure that no lives are lost in Kashmir.

Preparation on the ground has been made to counter attempts made by Pakistan to disturb peace through Line of Control (LoC) by initiating ceasefire violations and pushing terrorists in Valley, sources said.

Pakistan President Arif Alvi had called for the meeting, according to Dawn. The media outlet further added that the session may pass a resolution condemning India's decision to abrogate Article 370, amongst other things.

Dutch politician Geert Wilders on Tuesday also labelled Pakistan as a "100%" terror state while reacting to India's latest decision on Jammu and Kashmir.