Curbs on Muharram processions in IOK denounced

Anjuman Sharie Shian has condemned restrictions imposed by the Indian authorities on 8th and 10th historical Muharram processions for the past 27 years in Indian occupied Kashmir.
According to Kashmir Media Service, Anjuman Sharie Shian President and senior APHC leader Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi at a party meeting in Srinagar said, “We condemn restrictions on 8th and 10th historical Muharram processions for past 27 years. The authorities have adopted a policy of snatching religious freedom along with political freedom.”
“The authorities have been curbing historical Lal Chowk Muharram procession which is symbol of communal harmony, unity and reflects sentiment of people of Kashmir.”
He condemned detaining and beating of mourners who try to take out procession from Guru Bazaar Srinagar despite ban.Agha Hassan also threw light on life and teachings of Imam Hussain (RA) and asked people to follow the path and teachings of Islam.—APP

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