Friday prayers allowed in Jamia Masjid after 7 weeks


Authorities today allowed the worshippers to pray at historic Jamia Masjid in old city area of Srinagar after seven weeks.

According to the reports, there was heavy deployment of forces in the area. 

The mosque was seized on June 23 after deputy superintendent of police Ayoub Pandith was lynched outside the premises of the mosque.

However, barring Friday congregational prayers, daily prayers were allowed during the past seven weeks.

“After7 weeks Friday prayers allowed.Heavy deployment on all routes leading to #JamaMasjid to discourage people,I addressed people over phone,” Mirwaiz Umar Farooq tweeted.

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