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Tue Feb 5, 2013, 09:30 AM

All-girl Kashmiri rock band Pragaash gives up after threats and abuse



"Just tell everyone we have quit. We are no more a band," one of the members of the group Pragaash told the BBC.

The three teenage members say they have received threats since they appeared at a Srinagar music event in December.

On Sunday the Muslim-majority state's grand mufti criticised them for what he said was indecent behaviour.

"When girls and young women stray from the rightful path... this kind of non-serious activity can become the first step towards our destruction," Grand Mufti Bashiruddin Ahmad said in a statement, quoted by AFP news agency.
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from http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-21325225

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Sun Feb 10, 2013, 04:28 AM

1. I think this was on PBS too - kr nt

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