Srinagar: An amalgam of Muslim religious bodies on Thursday said it will launch a signature campaign for complete ban on liquor sale in Kashmir Valley, a month after ruling NC chief and Union minister Farooq Abdullah advocated opening of liquor shops to draw more tourists.
"We will launch a signature campaign later this month to
seek public support for a complete ban on liquor sale in
Kashmir," Muttaheda Ulema Ahl-e-Sunnat (MUAS), an alliance of
various religious groups, said in a statement.
The amalgam has also filed an RTI plea to seek details of
Central government funds to certain Islamic seminaries and
educational institutions in Kashmir.
The statement claimed that none of the seminaries or
schools affiliated to the amalgam has received any aid from