Srinagar: The Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Jammu and Kashmir Wakaf Board Mufti Muhammad Farid ud din Wednesday made a fervent appeal to the Imams of Masjids and Shrines affiliated with the Board to permit only minimum number of people and devotees for prayer in view of huge spike in Covid-19 Positive cases in J&K.
The CEO requested people to avoid assembling in large numbers during prayer times and play a responsible role in containment of virus spread. He asked people to pray at home in this deadly pandemic.
He said thousands of persons are tested covid-19 positive on a daily basis which has rung the alarm bells.
He stated that despite many endeavors by governments across the world, this virus continues to consume precious lives. He said in this regard it is imperative for the people to follow guidelines religiously and cooperate with administration so the lives can be saved.