Srinagar, March 28 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir;s Grand Mufti Nasir-ul-Islam has called for the release of senior APHC leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Maulana Abdur Rashid Dawoodi, and other religious scholars who are currently detained in different jails of India and the territory.
Mufti Nasir-ul-Islam made the demand in a statement issued in Srinagar on Tuesday following a lengthy meeting of the religious scholars.
He said that Shab-e-Qadr will be observed on April 17 while Eid moon will be sighted on April 20 and in case moon is sighted on April 20, people will have to offer Qaza fasting of a day.
Prominent among those who attended the meeting include: Maulana Rahmatullah Qasmi, Ghulam Rasool Hami, Prof Muhammad Tayib Kamili, as Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi, Ghulam Muhammad Butt, Maulana Fayaz Ahmed Rizvi and Masroor Abbas Ansari.
He said any decision regarding Eid will be made public after thorough consultation with Ulema. “MeT department will also be consulted before any announcement,” he said.