Srinagar, Aug 27: Anjuman Auqaf Jama Masjid Srinagar Friday said that today morning the senior officials of the administration informed the Khateeb and Imam of the Central Jama Masjid Moulana Ahmad Sayeed Naqshbandi that mandatory congregational prayers would not be allowed in the grand Masjid.
In this regard, a formal notice has also been posted on the gate of the Jama Masjid by the administration, a statement reads.
The Anjuman in a statement lamented that despite the worshippers fully adhering to COVID-19 SOPs, the prayers at the largest place of worship in Kashmir were not being allowed for the last three Fridays.
This is extremely sad and painful for the people especially those coming for prayers at the Jama Masjid Srinagar, it said. kno