Anjuman Auqaf Jama Masjid Srinagar today said that authorities disallowed Friday prayers at the historic Jama Masjid.
In a statement, Anjuman Auqaf Jama Masjid said that authorities directed it early in the morning to close down all doors of Jama Masjid as Friday prayers will not be allowed to take place.
The Anjuman further said that the detention of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq also continued for the fifth consecutive Friday.
“Repeatedly disallowing Friday prayers at Jama Masjid and detaining the Mirwaiz is a highly regrettable and authoritative decision which causes great anguish and disappointment among the Muslims of the state and offends their religious sentiments,” the Anjuman lamented. [KNT]