Srinagar: For the second consecutive Friday, congregational prayers were not allowed at the historic Jamia Masjid by the authorities.
Kashmir valley is observing a shutdown against the slapping of Public Safety Act against Jama’at leaders and JKLF chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik and assault on Article 35-A of the constitution that grants special rights to the people of J&K.
In a tweet, Chairman of Hurriyat (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said:
For the 2nd consecutive week mandatory Friday Prayers barred at #JamaMasjid Srinagar by the ruling regime. Restrictions Imposed in #ShareKhaas, People caged in homes, leadership either under #HouseArrest or jailed under PSA. pic.twitter.com/U9V8AcP47T
— Mirwaiz Umar Farooq (@MirwaizKashmir) March 8, 2019