Friday prayers disallowed at Jamia Masjid Srinagar

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Srinagar: Government on Friday disallowed Friday prayers at historic Jamia Masjid, Srinagar while as strict restrictions were imposed under section 144 CrPC in several parts of old city in view of the protest call after Friday prayers given by Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL).
JRL had asked people hold demonstration after Friday prayers in order to express sympathy and solidarity with the family members of the youth killed by government forces in south Kashmir on Wednesday.
In the areas of downtown heavy deployment of police and paramilitary forces was made to patrol the streets and restrict people’s movement.