Chairman Hurriyat (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Wednesday while condemning the restrictions across Srinagar to prevent Muharram procession said the city is being held ‘hostage by rulers.’
“Srinagar held hostage by rulers to disallow Muharram procession ! Curbs and restrictions on peoples movement everywhere. Roads and alleys leading to hospitals especially SMHS also blocked ..sick being made to suffer! Harassment of people keeps getting worse by the day,” Mirwazi wrote on his twitter handle.Yesterday authorities ordered restrictions in the areas falling under the jurisdiction of Shaheed Gunj, Batamaloo, Shergari, Kothibagh, Ram Munshi Bagh, Maisuma, and Kral Khud police stations.