Srinagar, Oct 9: President of Jamiat-e-Ahli Hadis Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah on Tuesday hailed the announcement of three day unilateral ceasefire in the Valley on Eid-ul-Fitr by United Jihad Council (UJC).
In a statement issued to the press, Maulana Showkat also expressed happiness over scheduled prayers at Eid-ul-Fitr at Eidgah after a long time. He said it was the Jamait, which offered Eid prayers at Polo Ground after 18 years in 2005.
He said as per tradition, the Eid prayers will be offered at Polo Ground at 9: 15 am. Moulana Showkat appealed the people to celebrate Eid with austerity.