Police stop religious procession on Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi in Srinagar

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Srinagar, Feb 27(ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Police used force to disperse a religious procession of separatists on Saturday in Srinagar.

The activists of Democratic Political Movement (DPM) were prevented from carrying out the procession on the occasion of Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi, the anniversary of the birth of Prophet Mohammad.

Though the activists claimed the procession was purely religious, the police thwarted the procession.

"Today we are taking out a procession. It is purely a religious procession. We have been taking it out since 1986," said Muhammad Shafi Rather, a senior DPM leader, Democratic Political Movement (DPM).

Taking out a procession on Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi is banned by the Jammu and Kashmir Government. (ANI)

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