Budgam shuts over NIA summoning President Anjuman e Sharie Shian
by Imtiyaz Pandow
Budgam: Following the shutdown call given by Anjuman Sharie Shian, a religio-political organisation of Shia Muslims, a complete shutdown is being observed in the Budgam Township here on Friday against National Investigation Agency (NIA) summoning Aga Syed Hassan, President, Anjuman Sharie Shian.
Amid rains large number of protesters came on roads here and gathered in the Budgam’s main chowk.
All the business establishments are shut and vehicles remained off the roads to support the call given by Anjuman Sharie Shian.
Hassan with several others however has left earlier to Humhama to present himself before NIA as he was directed by the agency.
The assembled protesters said, “This protest will continue till Friday prayers and we are in support of our religious leader Aga Syed Hassan, we will not let NIA to harass our religious leader”.
Hasan later returned after questioning and people in a large number took him to the Imam Bargah were he will deliver the friday sermon.