Shops and schools in Indian-controlled Kashmir are closed to protest the blast that killed a moderate Muslim religious leader outside a mosque in the disputed Himalayan region.
Police believe Moulvi Showkat Ahmed Shah was killed Friday by a remote-controlled bomb attached to a parked bicycle near the mosque.
An alliance of separatist political and religious groups called for a public strike Saturday, while police and paramilitary troops set up road blocks and patrolled the near-deserted streets of Srinagar in anticipating unrest.
Thousands chanted pro-independence slogans during Shah's funeral Friday night.
Shah supported pro-independence efforts in Kashmir but condemned the practice of throwing stones at government forces.