India, Aug. 25 -- Jammu and Kashmir police have asked hoteliers in the city's business hub to submit a list of guests staying in their establishments.Policemen from the Kothi Bagh station, dressed in civilian clothes, visited hotels on Residency Road on Friday and Saturday, asking the management to furnish a list of people, both local and non-local, staying on their premises, hoteliers said.

"We have been asked to compile a list and forward it to higher authorities," a police officer said without elaborating on the reasons for the move.

Most hotels in the city centre including Lal Chowk and Residency Road, leading to the Batamaloo bridge, are empty. Those hotels where journalists or businessmen are staying have started furnishing the de...