July 2021 News

MMU Asks Govt To Withdraw Restrictions On Holding Of Friday Prayers In Central Mosques Of J&K

15 July 2021
Kashmir News Service

Srinagar: All constituent members of Muttahida Majlis-e-Ulema (MMU) Jammu and Kashmir, headed by incarcerated Mirwaiz Moulvi Muhammad Umar Farooq in a joint statement have asked the Government to remove the restrictions on offering Friday prayers in central mosques of J&K due to Covid -19, in view of the rapid slowing down of Covid-19 cases in J&K, before the occasion of Eid ul Azha . In the joint statement, issues to Kashmir News Service (KNS), MMU -an amalgam of too religious bodies of thr state , said that on the advice of medical experts, parks, market places shopping malls, restaurants , hotels etc. have been allowed to open with the condition of following covid appropriate SOPs , similarly all central places of worship in Jammu and Kashmir, which include the historic Jamia Masjid Srinagar, Dargah Hazratbal Srinagar, Khanqah-e-Mu'ala, Imambarah Budgam, and other main mosques, shrines and imambarahs, that had been closed in view of the Pandemic, should now be allowed to hold Friday prayers and Eid-ul-Adha prayers adhering to strict Covid protocol. Members of the Muttahida Majlis-e-Ulema include Anjuman-e-Auqaf Jamia Masjid Srinagar, Darul Uloom Raheemiya Bandipora, Muslim Personal Law Board Jammu and Kashmir, Anjuman-e-Shari'a Shian, Jamiat Ahl-e-Hadeeth, Jamaat-e-Islami, Karwaan-e-Islami, Ittehad-e-Muslimeen, Anjuman-e-Himayat-ul-Islam, Anjuman-e-Tabligh-ul-Islam. Jamiat Hamdaniya, Anjuman Ulema Ahnaaf, Darul Uloom Qasmia, Darul Uloom Bilalia, Anjuman Nusrat-ul-Islam, Anjuman-e-Mazhar-ul-Haq, Jamiat Aima Wa Ulema, Anjuman-e-Imam-o-Mashaa'ikh Kashmir, Dar-ul-Uloom Naqshbandia, Dar-ul-Uloom Rasheedia, Ahl-e-Bayt Foundation, Madrasa Kanz-ul-Uloom, Karvaan Khatm-e-Nabuwat, and other religious,social and educational associations.