People in Kashmir valley are purchasing dates in large quantities as the holy month of Ramzan began last week. Dates are mostly consumed during Iftar (breaking time of fast).
On the second day of Ramzan month, people visited Mecca Masjid in Hyderabad on April 15 to offer early morning prayers. People without masks won't be allowed and sanitizers have been placed in the Mosque premises. Speaking to ANI, Haafiz Mohammad Haneef, the Muezzin of Mecca Masjid, said that there are regular announcements through loud speakers for the people coming to the mosque to offer Namaz by following all the instructions of the government and pray to Allah to end this deadly disease soon. "Use of sanitizers and masks is compulsory to enter the mosque and people are instructed to sanitize themselves before entering the mosque and after leaving," he added. Shoaib, a local said, "We are using masks, which is compulsory for us to enter the mosque. The people are using sanitizers and maintaining social distance and also following all COVID norms."
A vacation bench of Justices R D Dhanuka and V G Bisht noted that the Maharashtra government found it expedient to impose restrictions to break the chain of transmission of the coronavirus.
On April 14, Muslims all across the world began marking holy month of Ramzan with prayers. Amid COVID scare, on the first day, unlike usual hustle, many shops remain closed in a market near Jama Masjid. Wasim Qureshi, a local said, "People are scared of COVID-19. There is no happiness on the faces." "Offer prayers at home and observe fast. We must abide by COVID guidelines, that's the only way to get .
The holy dip of Maha Kumbh comes when the country is fighting the second wave of COVID-19. Amid the COVID-19 guideline in place, the general public has been allowed at the Bramha Kund only till 7 am, post which, the area will be reserved for akharas.
A fatwa issued by a prominent Islamic seminary in Lucknow on Tuesday stated that taking the coronavirus vaccine while fasting in the holy month of Ramzan is permissible, and does not invalidate the fast.
Last rites of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker Fida Hussain performed in J-K's Kulgam on Oct 30. His family was in deep shock after his sad demise during terror attack.
Presenting a perfect exemplar of communal harmony, the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine has been providing sehri and iftari to Muslims quarantined at Aashirwad Bhawan in Katra during the holy month of Ramzan. The shrine authorities had converted the space into a quarantine centre back in March amid the coronavirus crisis.
People offered Namaz at Jama Masjid on May 22. They gathered to offered prayers on the last Friday of Ramzan.
Police in Pakistan have arrested a man for allegedly killing his wife after she didn’t serve him hot food for Sehri, a meal which is eaten in the morning before the Ramzan fast begins.
Coronavirus in Bangladesh: Bangladesh has reported nearly 5,000 COVID-19 cases and 140 deaths due to the disease. The country reported its first cases of the virus on March 8 with the authorities testing 46,589 samples since then.
Muslims worldwide began Ramadan with dawn-to-dusk fasting, but many will have to forgo the communal prayers and family gatherings that make the holy month special, as authorities maintain lockdowns aimed at slowing the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
Delhi Police has appealed to people offer prayers from their homes during Ramzan
According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Uttar Pradesh has a total of 1,604 COVID-19 cases of which, 206 patients have recovered while 24 patients have lost their lives due to the deadly virus.
Ramzan 2020: The moon has been sighted, announcing the onset of Ramzan -- the holy month of fasting. Both the Shia and Sunni moon committees confirmed sighting the moon and said that the first Roza of the month will be on April 25.
A large number of people gathered at Delhi's Lal Kuan Bazar ahead of Ramzan celebration.