Jamia Masjid in Srinagar reopens after 2 days

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Srinagar, Oct 28: The historic Jamia Masjid in the downtown Srinagar reopened after remaining closed for two days as a precautionary measure to prevent any protests following separatist call for demonstration after Friday prayers and strike on Saturday.
All gates of Masjid, stronghold of chairman of moderate Hurriyat Conference (HC) Mirwaiz Moulvi Omar Farooq, which were locked for two days, when nobody was allowed to enter the worship place, are open on Sunday.
Security forces and police personnel deployed since Friday have also been withdrawn from Jamia market, where shops and business establishments reopened on Sunday morning.
Meanwhile, Friday prayers were allowed for third successive week this week in Jamia Masjid.