After abrogation of Article 370 in 2019, Eid prayers to be offered at Eidgah Sgr
Waqf Board, Sgr Admin visit Eidgah to take elaborate arrangements, restore all utilities ahead of Eid
Srinagar, Apr 04 (KNO): For the first time after the abrogation of Article 370 in 2019, the historic Eidgah is all set to witness Eid prayers in Srinagar where the authorities have started the process to make elaborate arrangements this year.
Talking to the reporters, the Jammu & Kashmir Waqf Board Chairperson, Dr Darakshan Andrabi, as per the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) said that in case of favourable weather conditions, the Eid prayers will be offered at Eidgah here.
She said that this year the Eid-ul-Fitr prayers will be held at Eidgah, adding that the whole administration has visited the Eidgah to ensure that in the peaceful Kashmir, the people would offer the Eid prayers in a peaceful atmosphere here.
“Eidgah is the face of Srinagar and we will ensure that the place is developed in a well manner,” she said, adding that they have visited Eidgah today to begin a process of making elaborate arrangements for smooth Eid prayers.
Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Muhammad Aijaz Asad told reporters that the Waqf Board had raised several issues like drainage, encroachment, lighting and other things.
“A proper demarcation will be done to identify the encroached land of Waqf Board. A few works regarding the lighting, drainage and beautification of Eidgah will be started to restore all the utilities of the Eidgah,” he said.
Pertinently, the Eid prayers have not been allowed at Eidgah since the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu & Kashmir on August 05, 2019—(KNO)