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Jamia Masjid incident: Mehbooba rings up Mirwaiz, expresses outrage

Srinagar: Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti addressing a press conference,at her Residence in Srinagar on Monday. PDP decided to boycott upcoming municipal and panchayat elections. PTI Photo by Umar Ganie

Srinagar, Dec 31: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chief, Mehbooba Mufti, Monday rang Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and conveyed her outrage over the appearance of few youth with IS flag in Jamia Masjid last Friday and called it desecration of the most important institution of Kashmir’s religious life.

Taking to twitter, Mehbooba wrote: “Jama Masjid & its pulpit are most important landmarks of our religious, cultural moorings. Can’t allow barbaric forces to defile it in the name of Islam.

In another tweet she wrote: “Appearance of a few youth with IS flag in Jama Masjid Srinagar is desecration of the most important institution of Kashmir’s religious, social life. Called Mirwaiz Kashmir, Umar sahheb to convey my outrage.”