After the restrictions for two consecutive weeks, the Friday prayers were offered in historic Jamia Masjid in Srinagar today.
Reports said that Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, who is also a chairman of Hurriyat (m) conference, led the prayers. The sermon started on 12: 30 and the prayers were offered around 2:00 pm.
“After two weeks of restrictions Friday prayers to be offered at #JamaMasjid Srinagar while @MirwaizKashmir will start Friday sermon from 12:30 pm onwards InShaAllah,” Mirwaiz wrote on his twitter handle.
Meanwhile, Mirwaiz expressed a deep shock over the attack at twin mosques in Christchurch New Zealand.
“Shocked and Deeply grieved by the barbaric attack at twin mosques in #Christchurch New Zealand. Multiple fatalities feared. Once again Humanity becomes a casualty. Condemnation beyond words. prayers for the victims,” Mirwaiz tweeted.