Home Ministry Issues Detailed Statement On Eid Celebration In J&K, Says 'people Offered Prayers In Large Numbers'

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As the Eid celebration is underway in the nation and in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, Home Ministey gave a detailed report of celebration in the valley

Written By Navashree Nandini | Mumbai | Updated On:

As the Eid celebration is underway in the nation and in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, Home Ministey gave a detailed report of celebration in the valley. It said that prayers were offered peacefully in the various districts. Giving the stats, it also said that approximately 10,000 people were present to offer prayers at Jamia Masjid in Baramulla. The Home Ministry also shared pictures of CRPF jawans and Jammu and Kashmir Police sharing sweets and smiles with the locals on the occasion of Eid. 
Here is the long thread of updates by the Home Ministry:

Republic TV's ground report:

Republic TV has been live from the various parts of the state where people have been celebrating Eid. Visuals show security officials distributing sweets and celebrating the festivities with people. "Everything is peaceful. The restriction have eased and there has been lot of improvement in public and transport movement," Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, Shahid Iqbal Choudhary said. Here is an aerial view:

The Home ministry also said that keeping in view the possibility of mischievious elements, reasonable restrictions have been imposed.  

Eid celebrations in Jammu and Kashmir:

Meanwhile, the festival of Eid is being celebrated peacefully in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, together with the security forces. This is the first Eid celebrated in the state after abrogation of Article 370. Even as opposition claimed that people of the valley is going through brutality by the forces, pictures, videos and updates from the government suggests otherwise.  

NSA Ajit Doval celebrates Eid with locals 

As Eid-al-Adha is being celebrated nationwide, NSA Ajit Doval is in Srinagar to celebrate the festival with the locals. Doval who is in the state to review security situation after Article 370 has abrogated, will meet the locals. He will later brief the media. The government has been issuing statements, videos and pictures of normalcy in the state even as the Opposition continues to accuse that abrogation of special status of the state has brought life to halt in the valley. 

 

 

 

 

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