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Friday prayers at Srinagar's Jamia Masjid after five weeks

Srinagar, Nov 3 (IANS) Weekly congregational prayers were allowed by the authorities in Srinagar’s biggest mosque after five weeks as there were no restrictions placed in the old city.

Life went on normally in areas of Rainawari, Khanyar, Nowhatta, M.R. Gunj and Safa Kadal with shops, public transport, other businesses, government offices and banks functioning on a Friday after five weeks.

Senior separatist leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq also offered prayers at the Jamia Masjid and delivered his traditional weekly sermon.

The Mirwaiz had remained under house arrest during last five Fridays. But on Friday, he was allowed to join the devotees in Nowhatta area.

Police said no untoward incident was reported from anywhere in Srinagar.

–IANS
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