Ahead of Shab-e-Barat sermon Mirwaiz placed under house arrest

Ahead of Shab-e-Barat sermon Mirwaiz placed under house arrest
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Srinagar: Authorities on Tuesday placed Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq under house arrest.
Chief Cleric of Kashmir is scheduled to address his yearly sermon in historic Jamia Masjid tonight on eve of the Shab-e-Barat.
“I have been placed under house arrest since morning and looks like they (authorities) won’t allow me to go to Jamia Masjid,” Mirwaiz told Kashmir Reader.
Shab-e-Barat is being observed tonight with religious fervor and thousands of believers will spend whole night in prayers.