Srinagar, Aug 04: After the gap of over four months, the government on Tuesday decided to open all the religious places in Jammu and Kashmir from August 16.
In a tweet, Government spokesman Rohit Kansal said that all the religious places and places of worship will open in Jammu and Kashmir from August 16.
“Major decision by J&K Government. All religious places and places of worship to open in Jammu & Kashmir from August 16, 2020. Religious processions and large religious gatherings remain strictly prohibited,” Kansal tweeted.
Pertinently, in wake of COVID-19 outbreak, the government ordered closure of all the religious places in Jammu and Kashmir to prevent the deadly virus from spreading—(KNO)