Juma prayers not allowed at Srinagar’s historic Jamia Masjid » Kashmir Media Service

Srinagar, September 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities disallowed people from offering Juma prayers at Srinagar’s historic Jamia Masjid and other main mosques of the territory on the 6th consecutive week, today.

The authorities have not allowed Juma prayers at Jamia Masjid and other main mosques of the territory since August 05 when Narendra Modi-led Indian government repealed special status of occupied Kashmir and placed the territory under lockdown.

Meanwhile, normal life remained paralyzed on 40th consecutive day, today, due to continued curfew, restrictions and communication blackout imposed by the Indian government. The authorities further tightened restrictions in Srinagar and other areas to prevent people from staging demonstrations against the repeal of the special status of occupied Kashmir by the Indian government.

However, Defying curfew and other restrictions, people took to the streets in Srinagar, Baramulla, Bandipora, Kupwara, Pulwama, Shopian, Islamabad and other areas and staged demonstrations against the scrapping of the special status of the occupied territory by Narendra Modi-led communal government. They raised high-pitched anti-India and pro-freedom slogans. Indian troops used brute force to disperse the protesters.


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