Afghan musicians flee Kabul, fearing for their lives and dire future for art under Taliban rule


Peshawar, Sept. 12: Ashraf Gulzar, an Afghan singer, mentioned the Taliban have banned all music programmes in Kabul which is a matter of concern for the individuals related to the music trade.

The scheduled music occasions organized with Pakistani artists in Kabul, Jalalabad, and different large cities of Afghanistan have been cancelled and as such the Afghan musical firms have gone bankrupt.

In a lot of the circumstances, advance fee was made to the organisers of the occasions in Afghanistan. The Afghan music places of work at Board Bazar, Hayatabad and Jehangirabad have been closed.

Equally, dozens of artistes who’re struck in elements of Afghanistan try to go away the nation for Pakistan and different international international locations.

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid has mentioned that music in public is forbidden by Islam, however instructed the group may shrink back from heavy-handed bans like these of the previous.-Agencies

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