No justification for curfew: Geelani

Srinagar, July 19: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani Friday criticized government for imposing strict curfew across Kashmir and parts of Jammu region, saying that there was no justification for it.
“There is justification for imposing curfew and curbs on offering Friday prayers. It is a blot on democracy,” Geelani told KNS.  
“On one hand they claim that people are enjoying all freedom but on the other side they do not allow people to offer Friday prayers,” he said, adding, “They are not even allowing people to mourn murder of their beloved brethren.”
The octogenarian leader said preventing people from offering Friday prayers is interference with religious obligation of Muslims. “It is a highly condemnable act,” he added.

Lastupdate on : Fri, 19 Jul 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Fri, 19 Jul 2013 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Sat, 20 Jul 2013 00:00:00 IST




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