No Holiday On Ashura: Leh Muslims Observe Shutdown  

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Leh (Ladakh)- Muslim community in Leh district of of Ladakh Division on Saturday observed a complete shutdown against the district administration for not observing a holiday in the district on the day of Ashura.

The call for shutdown was given by Shia-Sunni Coordination Committee comprising of Anjuman Moin-ul-Islam and Anjuman Imamia.

Ashura was observed on September 20 but district administration in Leh didn’t declare any holiday for employees while Kargil district administration observed holiday on the day.

Ashura is a gazzetted holiday in J&K.

The Shia-Sunni Coordination Committee Leh while castigating district administration Leh had asked Muslim community to observe complete shutdown on Saturday.

All the shops and business establishments as well as private educational institutions belonging to Muslim community remained shut.

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