Srinagar: Islamic Fraternity has changed the venue of program on rising suicides and drug abuse after it was denied permission to hold the same at Aali Masjid in Srinagar.
The program will now be held at Jamia Masjid, Rangtaing, Kawadara, Srinagar. The organization has appealed people to attend the said program by following Covid Appropriate Behavior.
Earlier, IF had finalised the program after getting the permission from Mirwaiz Umer Farooq Sb but later Masjid Intizamiyah informed them that this masjid is no more under the supervision of Mirwaiz sb but has been taken over by Waqf board.
“We approached Waqf Board authorities with an application to hold the program few days back. Yesterday, we received a letter from their side in which they rejected our request citing limitations on large gatherings, ” IF said.