Forceful demonstrations held across Occupied Kashmir against Indian Military lockdown
SRINAGAR - In occupied Kashmir, people held forceful demonstrations in Nowhatta, Srinagar and other areas of the territory, today against Indian ongoing lockdown in the territory.
The occupation authorities allowed people to offer Juma prayers, today at historic Jamia Masjid located in Nowhatta area of Srinagar after keeping mosque locked for 19 consecutive weeks since 5th August.
However, after Juma congregational prayers, youth took to the streets and raised high-pitched anti-India and pro-freedom slogans.
People also held anti-India protests in Sopore, Pulwama, Bandipora and other areas. Indian police and troops used brute force against the protesters at different places.
The occupation authorities kept Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, under house arrest and did not allow him to deliver Juma sermon at Jamia Masjid.
Meanwhile, the situation in territory remained grim as the military lockdown continued on 138th day, today amid chilly weather.