<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Pro-azadi slogans greeted Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday when she visited the 14 century revered Shrine of Hazrat Mir Syed Ali Hamdani to take stock of the situation after the iconic structure was partially damaged in a fire incident.Pyramidal spire and roof of the shrine, considered a masterpiece of wooden architecture were damaged when fire broke out during the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday. Fire tenders were rushed to the spot and the was brought under control.Originally built in the year 1395 by then Kashmir ruler Sultan Sikander in memory of Hazrat Mir Syed Ali Hamdani, lovingly called Ameer-e-Kabir and Shah Hamdan, the shrine was ravaged by fire on different occasions and was last reconstructed in 1732. The two storied structure is rich in woodwork and has a sloping pyramidal roof.Soon after hearing the news of blaze news, Mehbooba air dashed to Srinagar early morning and straight away drove to the shrine to take stock of the situation. However hundreds of people shouted pro freedom slogans and pro Islam slogans when she was inspecting the shrine.”Chief Minister went around the various areas of the shrine complex to assess the quantum of damage. She sought a detailed appraisal from the local administration regarding the fire incident,” said an official spokesman.Interacting with the members of the management committee and devotees, Mehbooba Mufti said the shrine of Hazrat Amir-e- Kabir symbolises the pluralistic ethos of Kashmir society from which every citizen of the state draws spiritual solace.Chief Minister expressed her deep appreciation for the local youth who came forward and prevented the fire from spreading. “On the occasion, people of the area demanded installation of CCTVs in the shrine complex, availability of fire tenders in the locality, scientific protection to the wood structures at the shrine and expediting shrine expansion plan”, said the spokesman.Emotional scenes were witnessed when people came to know about the blaze in the shrine. Braving cold thousands of devotees rushed to the shrine to find out the damages. Women wailed and cried after seeing the damage to the shrine.Later Chief Minister directed conduct of the safety audit of all shrines in the Kashmir Valley to pevent the fire incidents. Mehbooba directed installation of fire hydrants, smoke alarms, CCTVs and other precautions to prevent fire occurrence at any shrine in the State.Chief Minister, who is also the chairperson of the Wakf Board, directed immediate start of restoration work at the Khanqah i Mou’la shrine and complete it within the shortest period. She asked the INTACH to come up with the drawings within two days so that restoration work is started. She said money would be no constraint in the completion of restoration works at the shrine, which she described as civilizational soul for the people of the State.Mehbooba Mufti expressed her deep appreciation for the local youth who came forward and prevented the fire from spreading while directing the local administration to prepare list of such volunteers so that they would be suitably rewarded.ANCIENT TREASUREOriginally built in the year 1395 by then Kashmir ruler Sultan Sikander in memory of Hazrat Mir Syed Ali Hamdani, lovingly called Ameer-e-Kabir. The two storied structure is rich in woodwork and has a sloping pyramidal roof.
<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>A slew of phone conversations between Al Qeada-affiliate Ansar Gazwat ul-Hind leader Zakir Musa and slain Lashkar-e-Toeba chief Abu Dujana, has blown a lid off the fault-lines in the terror leadership in Kashmir and Pakistan.Released by hitherto unknown Al-Sindh, the phone conversation between the two leaders focus on the betrayal by Pakistani terrorists with Kashmir-based ultras.”I talked to Paarwalay (people across the border). You release an audio saying that you are not with Zakir Musa and he is creating fitana (discord).” They were saying Zakir Musa gave a tip off to get Abbas Bhai (terrorist killed in Kakpora) killed.The 26-year-old Abu Dujana, Chief Operational Commander, Lashkar-e-Toeba, who was the most-wanted leader after Burhan Wani, was killed along with his aide Arif Nabi Dar in a swift surgical operation by a joint team of Army, Police, and CRPF at Hakripora village of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on August 1.”I talked to Rehan and Abdullah. They told me that Paarwalay demand pinpoint location (of terrorists). Rehan told me that those locations are being raided as soon as they are being disclosed,” Musa is heard telling Dujana.Zakir Musa — a former Hizbul Mujahedeen leader who has gone rogue and called for caliphate in Kashmir — was named the Ameer (chief) of Al-Qaeda linked jihadist group Ansar Ghazwat-Ul-Hind in Kashmir on July 27. This is for the first time in the 27-year history of insurgency that a global jihadi group made its foray into the restive Jammu and Kashmir.”Dujana Bhai, I want to tell you one thing, please sever ties with Pakistani outfits. You stay focused. If you are on the right path, it hardly matters if you are one or many,” said Musa.The phone conversation was released seven days after United Jihad Council (UJC), an umbrella group of over a dozen terror outfits based in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir, claimed that a new Ikhwan (disbanded pro-government militia) is being created in the name of ISIS and Al-Qadia using the façade of Zakir Musa.Revealed…Phone conversation between Musa and Dujani was released seven days after United Jihad Council claimed that a new Ikhwan is being created in the name of ISIS and Al Qaeda.