Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir administration is mulling to reopen the historic Jamia Masjid in Old City area of Nowhatta for prayers.
The Masjid remained closed for the mandatory congregational prayers for 30 straight weeks.
Inspector-General of Police (IGP) said that the administration is considering to re-open the historic Jamia Masjid next week.
Meanwhile, IGP Kashmir and Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir today visited the historic Masjid to review the arrangements.
The duo also held a meeting in this regard with Imam Jamia and Secretary Auqaf Jamia Masjid.
Pertinently, the head cleric of Jamia Masjid Mirwaiz Umar Farooq continues to remain under house arrest, who gives Friday sermons at the pulpit of the historic Masjid.