Srinagar, Aug. 14 -- The Centre has said that restrictions on the movement of people and communication links in Jammu and Kashmir, the state which witnessed the scrapping of Article 370 recently, were being eased out in a phased manner.

A Union Home Ministry spokesperson tweeted: "The restrictions in #JammuKashmir are being eased out in a phased manner in the Valley and the situation in the Jammu division has been restored after assessment by relevant local authorities."

Kashmir is gearing up to celebrate Independence Day on Thursday.

It celebrated Eid peacefully on this week.

"Full dress rehearsal for the celebrations of #IndependenceDay has been done in every district of #JammuKashmir and necessary arrangements have been put in plac...