Jammu & Kashmir

JK Admin modifies Muharram procession directions, DCs to take final call

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Monday modified the earlier directions issued regarding the Muharram processions/gatherings stating that appropriate decisions for suitable action will be taken by the District Magistrates in consultation with police, health, and other stakeholders.

“The meeting regarding the commencement of Muharram was held on 14-07-2021 with regard to arrangements to be put in place by various departments—water supply, power facility, health, sanitation, etc,” the Divisional Administration Kashmir said.

“According to the earlier review meeting held earlier on 14-07-2021, which also added that the meeting was held almost three weeks prior to commencement of Muharram. The Religious functions are being held by the Shia community for two to three weeks during the Muharram.”

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