30th Friday: Prayers Disallowed At Jamia Masjid Srinagar

Srinagar- People were not allowed to offer Friday prayers for 30th consecutive week since August 6, 2021 at Jamia Masjid Srinagar.

The Anjuman Auqaf Jamia Masjid voiced their concern and dismay over the continuous closure of Srinagar’s Grand Mosque. In a statement the Anjuman said the last ten days of the holy month of Mehraj-Ul-Alam, the Ascension of the Prophet (SAW) are going on, the authorities are not allowing the Muslims of Kashmir to perform important duties like Friday prayers at the largest place of worship in Jammu & Kashmir – the historic central Jama Masjid Srinagar.

The Anjuman Auqaf Jama Masjid Srinagar in a statement termed this behavior of the authorities as extremely regrettable and reprehensible. The statement further and said that such acts constantly hurt the religious sentiments of Muslims and this attitude amounts to sheer interference in the religious affairs.

The Anjuman Auqaf has appealed to the influential religious organisations, Ulemas, Mashaikhs and Imams to raise their voice against the biased attitude of her authorities towards Jama Masjid.

It termed the continuous closure of the central Jama Masjid and keeping the Anjuman head Mirwaiz Umar Farooq under house arrest for more than two and a half years as illegal. It also expressed hope that the Mirwaiz would be released on the occasion of Mehraj-Ul-Alam so that he can directly convey the universal message of the philosophy of Me’raj-un-Nabi (SAW) through

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