There will be no Eid-ul-Adha congregations in Eidgahs across Telangana in view of COVID-19 pandemic but prayers will be allowed in mosques with certain restrictions.
Samajwadi Party's Sambhal MP Shafiqur Rehman Barq on Tuesday demanded the opening of Idgahs and mosques on the occassion of Bakr Eid to offer to prayers to end Coronavirus.
Kashmir's Inspector General of Police, Vijay Kumar, on July 01 urged masjid committees to net let terrorists use religious places following today's fire incident in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore.
Religious places in Uttar Pradesh have reopened today's along with rest of the country, however, many districts including Kanpur will have to wait to see reopening of worshiping places.
Sanitisation was done at Fatehpuri Masjid on June 07. Places of worship are set to reopen from June 08, after the Ministry of Home Affairs allowed the opening of places of worship with certain precautionary measures amid COVID-19 outbreak.
The worshippers will not stand shoulder-to-shoulder in mosques when they reopen along with other places of worship after two-and-half months on Monday. Managing committees and caretakers of mosques are busy making arrangements to meet the new requirements of social distancing to check the spread of COVID-19.
Churches and mosques in Goa have decided to remain closed for some more time, even though the state government has allowed reopening of religious places from Monday as part of the lockdown relaxations.
Despite a green signal by Chief Minister Pramod Sawant for opening up of places of religious worship, as prescribed by the central government's Unlock-1 guidelines, mosques in Goa will continue to be shut, according to an advisory issued on Saturday by the Association of All Goa Muslim Jamaats.
Shut for over two months due to the coronavirus lockdown, thousands of religious worship in Karnataka may be allowed to reopen from June 1, keeping social distancing and other norms in place.
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Wednesday said that he will only allow churches, mosques and temples to reopen in the state from June 1. It may be noted that the fourth phase of the lockdown ends on March 31.
Mosques in Saudi Arabia will re-open for Friday prayers this week as the country prepares to relax the lockdown measures in place to check the spread of COVID-19
Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated in Jammu and Kashmir on May 24 amid coronavirus pandemic. Mosques remain closed for devotees on this occasion in Jammu due to COVID-19 lockdown.
The Allahabad High Court on Friday allowed the recitation of ‘azan’ by a single individual in Uttar Pradesh mosques but without using any loudspeaker during the COVID-driven lockdown.
Pakistan's top Islamic medical body has warned that mosques are becoming a major source of transmission for the novel coronavirus and urged people to pray at home during Ramzan
With social distancing in place due to the deadly coronavirus, Muslims leaders here have urged over 250,000 community members to avoid going to the mosques and do Ramzan prayers via video conferencing. Ramzan is the holiest month in Islam, when devout Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset.
In wake of coronavirus lockdown, mosques were seen closed in Thiruvananthapuram.
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