Curfew relaxed in Kashmir Valley

Srinagar, July 9 (Calcutta Tube) Curfew was relaxed indefinitely in the Kashmir Valley Friday evening, an official said.

The curfew was relaxed in all parts of the Kashmir Valley from 8 p.m. onwards, the official added.

The head cleric of Srinagar had Friday appealed to the state government to relax the curfew so that people could observe the Shab-e-Meraj religious festival.

Mufti Azaam Bashir-ud-Din also appealed to the people to perform their religious duties connected with Shab-e-Meraj (anniversary of the night-time ascension of Prophet to heaven from Jerusalem and marked by visits to graves of family and friends to pray for their souls) peacefully.

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