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India Disallows Eid Prayers Once Again

On 28th June, India disallowed Eid prayers at the historical Eidgah (biggest Eid congregational place) at Srinagar. The local mosque committee said that it had announced that Eid prayers will be held at Eidgah, however, the Indian authorities disallowed it and increased militarization to prevent people from reaching Eidgah.

The Chief Sermonizer of Kashmir, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, was kept in detention and denied the right to lead his community in the Eid congregation. He has been under house detention for more than four years.

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