IIOJK authorities impose restrictions in Pattan to prevent religious program

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In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the authorities have imposed restrictions in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district to prevent a religious program of Muslims. The authorities imposed restrictions under section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code, banning the assembly of people to prevent the Muslims of Shia faith from holding a program in Pattan area of the district.

The religious function was being organised by All Parties Hurriyat Conference leader, Masroor Abbas Ansari, at Imambarah Gund Khwaja Qasim Kanterbugh in Pattan. The religious program is held every year, however this time, the authorities imposed strict restrictions from 7:00 PM on Tuesday till 7:00 AM on Thursday in Pattan areas to prevent it.

The occupation authorities on the request of pro-India Imran Ansari who is also the leader of Peoples Conference Jammu and Kashmir issued an official order and disallowed the holding of the religious program.—KMS