Curfew was imposed and Internet services have been suspended in major towns of Chinab valley region in Jammu and Kashmir after protests over objectionable social media post.
There is also spontaneous shutdown in Srinagar and the internet was suspended in the capital city as well.
The administration imposed curfew in Bhardawah town yesterday evening following series of protests in the town.
Restrictions banning the assembly of three or more people have also been imposed in Ramban district.
The Doda district administration has appealed media not to share any material that could affect communal harmony in the union territory.
The tension erupted in Bhaderwah after some people in Jammu publicly endorsed controversial comments of suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma against Prophet Mohammad, the messenger of Islam.