December 30, 2018

Deeply shocked, saddened by attempt to violate sanctity of pulpit at Jamia Masjid Srinagar: Mirwaiz

Srinagar, Dec 30: Mirwaiz Molvi Umar Farooq has expressed his shock over the attempt of some hooligans to violate the sanctity of the pulpit at Jamia Masjid Srinagar.

Taking to micro blogging social networking site twitter Mirwaiz wrote, “Deeply shocked and saddened by the attempt to violate the sanctity of the pulpit at #JamaMasjid by a group miscreants late on Friday! Such hooliganism that harms the mosque or misuses the name of Islam to spread anarchy and fear among people will not be tolerated at all!”

“Jama Masjid is the fountainhead of both the religious identity and the political aspirations of the people of J&K, engaged in the struggle for Right to Self-determination, inspired by Islamic values of seeking justice and resistance to oppression,” he said in another tweet.


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