Eid-al-Adha prayers conclude peacefully in Jammu and kashmir

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In Jammu and Kashmir, Eid-al-Adha prayers at various mosques in the Kashmir Valley concluded without any violence today morning. According to police sources, large gatherings however, were not allowed in any part of the Valley.

The authorities had yesterday made it amply clear that people will be allowed to visit neighbourhood mosques to offer Eid prayers.

In a tweet, Jammu and Kashmir Police said that Eid prayers concluded peacefully in various parts of the valley adding no untoward incident was reported so far. According to sources, authorities distributed sweets at various mosques.

On the eve of Eid al-Adha, restrictions were eased in the Valley to allow people to shop for the festival.

The districts administration are constantly reviewing the situation in Jammu and Kashmir and doing their best to minimise the inconvenience caused to people during the restrictions imposed on movement.

The government has also made arrangements for availability of adequate food and other essential items across the Kashmir Valley and steps are being taken to even deliver certain goods at people's doorsteps.

Official sources said that the government's top priority is to maintain peace and prevent any casualty and mischief in Jammu and Kashmir. In Jammu Division people offered Eid prayers in various mosques and Eidgahs peacefully. (AIR NEWS)

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