Govt serious on allowing Muharram processions on 2 routes in Srinagar: Div Com Kashmir

Says have sought details from Shia community, ball in their court now

Srinagar: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Vijay Kumar Bidhuri on Tuesday said that government was serious on lifting decades restrictions on Muharram processions on two routes in Srinagar areas and that ball is in the Shia community court, who have been asked to provide details about number of people participating in the procession.

Talking to the media persons in Srinagar, as per KNO, Bidhuri said that series of meetings were held regarding lifting of restrictions on Muharram processions on two routes in Srinagar, which have been imposed decades ago as there might be some issues behind it.

“We are serious over lifting the restrictions and the ball at present is in the court of Shia community, who have been asked to provide details over how many people are participating in the procession,” he said.

Bidhuri further said that the work on smart city projects is going on and many of the projects will be completed before Independence Day.

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