A multi-layer security arrangement has been put in place on the eve of Independence Day to conduct all official functions smoothly across Kashmir, Officials said Saturday.

Government forces also intensified frisking operations across Kashmir especially in the capital city of Srinagar and on various points on Srinagar-Jammu and Srinagar-Baramulla and Srinagar-Qazigund highway stretch.

“There is ground surveillance and there will be aerial surveillance as well in Srinagar. All security arrangements are in place to ensure smooth conduct of Independence Day functions across Kashmir,” a senior police official said.