Mirwaiz denounces disallowing Juma prayers at Srinagar Jamia Masjid


Srinagar, April 06 (TNS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has denounced the authorities for disallowing congregational Juma prayers at historic Srinagar Jamia Masjid.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement in Srinagar said repeated locking down of the grand mosque is unacceptable.

Meanwhile High Court has asked the authorities to respond to a plea by 6th of next month against the illegal detention of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik, under draconian Public Safety Act.

A bench of Justice Rashid Ali Dar, hearing a petition filed by Yasin Malik through his mother Attiqa Begum, directed the authorities to file objections to the petition.

The court directed the authorities to ensure provision of medical treatment to Muhammad Yasin Malik.