Srinagar: Hundreds of the University of Kashmir students Friday assembled outside the Jamia masjid in the campus after congregational prayers and offered Funeral payers in absentia to the JKLF co-founder Amanullah Khan.
Khan breathed his last on Tuesday in a Rawalpindi hospital in Pakistan.
Soon after the Friday prayers the students assembled outside the masjid and held prayers, witnesses said, They also held peaceful protests against the administration for barring people to offer prayers to the deceased leader.
They said the students later dispersed peacefully.
Pertinently, octogenarian Hurriyat Conference (g) leader Syed Ali Geelani had called for peaceful Friday protests against the administration for barring people from participating in the funeral prayers of late Amanullah Khan. He had termed it meddling in religious affiars.
JKLF offers Funeral prayers for Amanullah Khan
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairperson Muhammad Yasin Malik Friday participated in the funeral prayers in absentia, that was organized for the partys co-founder Amanullah Khan who passed away on April 26 in a Rawalpindi hospital in Pakistan.
The prayers were offered at a park located on the Bund near Polo View. Besides Malik, other separatist leaders including Javid Ahmed Mir, Sheikh Rashid, Noor Muhammad Kalwal, Altaf Ahmad ,Basheer Kashmiri, Mushtaq Ajmal, ,Ashraf bin Salam, Imtiyaz Ahmed Reshi also participated in the funeral prayers.
Pertinently, Malik was detained on Wednesday, hours ahead of the proposed absentia prayers for Khan and was detained in Police Station Kothi Bagh.
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