Bahrain takes legal action against Pakistanis who held anti-India rally after Eid prayers

WION New Delhi Aug 13, 2019, 06.30 AM(IST) Written By: Sidhant Sibal

People thronged the local mosques on Monday to offer namaz on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha in different parts of Kashmir. Photograph:( ANI )

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Bahrain also urged citizens to not politically exploit religious occasions.

Bahrain authorities have taken legal action against a group of Pakistani nationals who held an anti-India rally after Eid al-Adha prayers on Sunday.

The protest was allegedly carried out over the Indian government's decision to scrap Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.

In a tweet, the Bahrain interior ministry said, "legal proceedings were taken against some Asians for gathering in a way that violated the law after Eid prayer."

Adding, "It urges citizens and residents to not politically exploit religious occasions."

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The case has been referred to the Public Prosecution. The rally by Pakistanis was in the backdrop of the Indian government's decision to remove the special status for Jammu and Kashmir last week.