MMU appreciates authorities for action against public drinking incident

SRINAGAR: Muttahida Majlis-e-Ulama (MMU), comprising leaders and representatives of religious, educational and social institutions of Jammu and Kashmir, under the leadership of Mirwaiz-e-Kashmir Moulvi Umar Farooq expressed satisfaction that the administration and police have taken notice and acted against the outrageous incident of public drinking by a group of people on Shikara in Dal Lake.
The statement said that following the public outrage and MMU’s strong protest against the incident, its delegation’s outreach to Shikara and Houseboat Unions and hoteliers associations assured full cooperation in preventing and averting such occurrences in future.
“In view of the growing concern around pressing social issues confronting the society, including drug addiction, increase in suicides, domestic abuse , moral decay and other such problems, it will convene a meeting of the delegates after Eid Ul Azha, In Sha Allah,” the Majlis-e-Ulama said, adding, “Heads and key members of religious, social, and educational institutions, as well as members of civil society and intellectuals will be invited to the meeting for deliberations.”

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