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Resolution seeks ban on liquor, narcotics in IOK

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by October 18, 2015 Miscellaneous

Srinagar, October 18, 2015 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyet leaders and religious scholars in a unanimously passed resolution have demanded complete ban on sale and consumption of liquor and narcotics in the territory. The resolution was passed at a public gathering organized by Karwan-e-Islami at Shaheed Gunj in Srinagar. Addressing on the occasion, Hurriyet and religious leaders vowed to fight against the liquor and narcotic sale and consumption across Jammu and Kashmir. The speakers demanded of the puppet authorities ban liquor and narcotics sale in the territory.

The asked the regime to respect the signature campaign signed by more than 4.5 lakh people demanding ban on liquor and narcotics. The resolution also reads that BJP and RSS leaders must stop hurting sentiments of Muslims by issuing hate statements. The leaders also called for a strategy to fight the elements hell- bent upon dividing people of the state on religious lines.

“Instead of closing the existing wine shops the authorities are contemplating to open more in Jammu and Srinagar,” President Karwan-i-Islami Sheikh Ghulam Rasool Hami said. Representative of the forum led by Syed Ali Gilani, Raja Meraj-ud-Din, President Anjuman-e-Shari Shiaan Agha Syed Hassan, religious leaders including Maulana Sheikh Ghulam Rasool Noori and Maulana Maqbool Hussain also asked for complete ban on sale and consumption of liquor and narcotics in the territory. APHC leader Masroor Abbas Ansari appealed people to fight the issue unanimously.

For more information, contact:
Kashmir Media Service
Phone: 92-51-4435548, 4435549
Fax: 92-51-4861736


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