Jamia Masjid opens for prayers after 150 days

Precious Kashmir News
Srinagar, Aug 18: The Jamia Masjid Srinagar was thrown open for prayers on Tuesday after 150 days of lockdown due to coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The devotees offered Zuhr (afternoon) prayers in the Masjid for the first time after the religious places were thrown open by the administration.
The decision by Anjuman Auqaf Jama Masjid was taken while upholding the views of Shariah experts and following the guidelines issued by the medical bodies regarding the outbreak.
The Auqaf Jamia Masjid had put in place all the SOPs and other preventive measures including providing free masks to the devotees visiting Jamia Masjid to offer the prayers.
Hundreds of men and women offered the congregational Zuhr prayers while maintaining social distance.
On the occasion, the people expressed strong anger and resentment over the blasphemous remarks against the beloved Prophet Muhammad (SAW) demanded stringent punishment to the culprits.
According to the Anjuman Auqaf Jama Masjid, along with the five-time daily prayers, the congregational Friday prayers will also resume at Jama Masjid with all SOPs and other preventive measures in place.

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