Monday, August 20, 2012


In the picture Omar Abdullah, Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Mubarak Gul offering Eid prayers at Hazratbal Srinagar.
Srinagar, Aug 20 (Only Kashmir): Eid Nimaz was offered with full zeal and fervor in different parts of Valley. Dargah Hazratbal ground witnesses the highest gathering, whereas Eidgah Srinagar witnesses the 2nd highest gathering in Kashmir Valley. Whereas separatist leaders including Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Yasin Malik, Shabbir Ahmed Shah, Nayeen Ahmad Khan and others were barred to offer congregation Eid prayers.
Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, Central Minister Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Special secretary to Chief Minister Mubarak Gul offered Eid prayers at Hazratbal Srinagar here amongst the large congregation.
Meanwhile a police vehicle was set ablaze by a mob here in Eidgah Srinagar, results major injuries to four Police personals. According to Police sources Only Kashmir came to know that the vehicle which was set ablaze by a mob here in Eidgah Srinagar this morning was headed by ASI Ghulam Hassan No. 1349/S of Police Post Qamarwari was on way to SKIMS, Soura to collect dead body of vehicular accident victim.
Authorities have been preventing the separatist leaders from addressing large public meetings since the 2010 summer unrest, in which 130 people were killed in bloody clashes with the security forces.
Overall Eid was celebrated amid peace and religious fervor across Jammu and Kashmir. (OK)


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