Eid Milad-un-Nabi: Roads leading to Hazratbal Shrine sealed



Authorities on Sunday morning imposed restrictions under section 144 Crpc in Hazratbal area of Srinagar and all the roads leading to Shrine were sealed to maintain law and order, a report by The Hindu said.

Curfew like restrictions imposed in Dargah Hazaratbal to prevent assembly of devotees on the day of Eid-I-Milad –un- Nabi. KL Image by Bilal Bahadur

The procession of Eid-Milad-un-Nabi- celebrating the birthday of Prophet Mohammad (SAW) was also disallowed, it said.

An eye witness said that no gathering was allowed today at the Hazratbal Shrine which houses the holy relic of the Prophet.

Earlier, on November 2, major religious functions including traditional Khoje-Digar prayers at the shrine of Hazrat Naqshband Sahib at Khojebazar were not allowed. Pertinently, from August 5, after Home Minister Amit Shah announced abrogation of Article 370 and stripped Kashmir of its statehood no Friday congregational prayers were allowed at historic Jama Masjid in Srinagar.


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