Friday, September 10, 2010

India arrests Kashmiri leader ahead of Eid Al-Fitr

World Bulletin / News Desk, Sep 9, 2010

India arrested a prominent Kashmiri leader ahead of Eid Al-Fitr.

Chairman of Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Shah Geelani was arrested by Indian forces on Wednesday to prevent him from offering prayers in Hazratbal on Eid-ul-Fitr.

Geelani has announced to offer the congregational prayers at Hazratbal shrine on Eid-ul Fitr which may fall on Friday or Saturday, depending on the sighting of moon.

Meanwhile, the authorities placed the APHC Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq under house arrest, Kashmiri Media Service said.
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