Sopore: Citing “security reasons”, a Jammu and Kashmir Bank branch in Achabal Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district has prohibited the entry of people wearing Pherans.
In a circular, pasted inside the bank, the authorities have banned entry with Pherans. “Persons with Pheran are not allowed to enter inside the office/hall. For security reasons,” reads the order.
However, the bank authorities have denied issuing of any such order and said the unit has not released it.