Mehbooba faces angry crowd at Khanqai –e-Maula

Srinagar—Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti faced some hard moments during her visit to Khanqah-e-Moula shrine that was partially damaged in a mysterious fire on Tuesday night.

In order to take stock of the damaged shrine, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti visited Khanqah-e-Moula located in old Srinagar city. She was accompanied by senior PDP leader Muhammad Khurshid Aalam.

Eyewitnesses said that a number of people confronted the Chief Minister while she assured them of thorough probe into the incident and also assured the people present there that government will no stone unturned in restoring the pristine glory of the shrine.

Witnesses added a lot of women hugged and kissed the hands of the Chief Minister while a number of people who had assembled their raised pro-freedom and pro-Islam slogans as Mehbooba was leaving from the shrine.

“Cancelling all her engagements, Mehbooba Mufti air dashed to Srinagar early morning and straight away drove to the shrine of saint in the Shahr i Khaas,” the government said in statement.

Khanqa-e-Moula, situated on the banks of Jehlum river, is one of the oldest Muslim Khanqah’s in Kashmir. The Khanqa was built by Sultan Sikandar in 1395 in memory of renowned Muslim Scholar Mir Syed Ali Hamdani (RA).


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