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Srinagar: ‘Shab-e-Barat’ was observed across the Kashmir valley with night-long prayers at major mosques and shrines , officials said.
Devotees thronged mosques and shrines on Tuesday night to pray and participate in the recitation of the Holy Quran, while preachers and religious scholars highlighted the importance of the night and the teachings of Islam.
‘Shab-e-Barat’ is observed by Muslims on the intervening night of 14th and 15th Sha’ban – the eighth month of the Islamic calendar. However, no prayers were allowed at the Jamia Masjid in the Nowhatta area of the city, the officials said.
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