TralDespite shutdown and tense situation in Tral town against the killing of local militants , Darshan of “Nawnag” , holy shrine of Hindus, was held as per schedule in Nowdal village of the town on Friday , in which scores of amarnath yatra pilgrims participated.
On the occasion ,locals Muslims once again show humanity by coordinating with the hindu pilgrims as usual and remained there for full day besides security forces who were safeguarding them.
“On this day , We are always staying here with Yatri’s to make them aware that they are like our brothers. No matter how tense the situation is in Kashmir , we like to serve the guests as it is our duty and maintaining our identity,” a local Muslim told Kashmir Observer.
Its pertain to mention here that a militant namely Zahid Ahmad, killed in fierce gunfight on Wednesday with security forces at Wanibatoo Village , was belonging to the same village , where this shrine is located.
Meanwhile , the pilgrims have expressed gratitude towards the Muslim community for their courtesy.
“We are very thankful to our Muslim brothers for their love and dedication. We have done Darshan here at “Nawnag” Shrine very happily and without any inconvenience ,” A Yatri said.
Earlier in the month of July , an example of communal brotherhood of Muslims and Sikhs were seen in Nagbal and Saimoh Village of the same sub district (Tral), when Sikh man were rescued by Muslims in one Village and Holy books of Muslims were saved in a mosque by Sikhs in another Village.
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