33 C
Monday, August 10, 2020
  • Home
  • Videos

    Only Five people can offer Namaz at city Masjids & Idgahs: Kamrup Metro Admin

    The state government despite a blanket ban on inter-district movements of an individual had allowed people to travel on July 30 and 31 on the eve of the Eid celebrations

    Guwahati: The Kamrup (metro) district administration on Thursday has allowed maximum five persons to perform Holy Namaz at all the Masjids and Idgahs on August 1.

    The decision was taken after the metro district administration discussed about it with the representatives of various Masjids and Idgah committees of the city on Wednesday.

    An official order by the metro district deputy commissioner Biswajeet Pegu said, “The five persons gathered at the Masjids and Idgahs have to maintain social distancing at the time of performing Namaz and to wear mask mandatorily. Moreover, the place of offering Namaz must be santised before and after the Namaz.”

    It added, “The remaining worshipers will perform Namaz at their respective residences by maintaining standing Covid 19 protocols. There will be no other relaxation further.”

    Earlier on Sunday, the city Masjids and Idgah committees had said that there would be no congregational prayers during this Idd-ul-Azha, the much awaited festivities of the Islamic year.

    The state government despite a blanket ban on inter-district movements of an individual had allowed people to travel on July 30 and 31 on the eve of the Eid celebrations.

    Guwahati currently undergoing its Unlock 1 phase with partial relaxation for business establishments and both government and private offices. The city has been seeing a constant rise of Covid 19 cases. Thousands of cases have been reported from the city alone.

    Assam has so far recorded 36295 Covid 19 cases with 92 deaths.



    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here

    Follow TIME8.IN on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, FACEBOOK and on YOUTUBE to stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time

    First published


    This Diwali, Perk Up Your Home With These Super Easy Rangoli Designs

    Indians love colours and this love for colors is shown through rangolis

    How did Sonowal violate COVID 19 protocol? Asks Debabrata Saikia

    Large numbers of people were seen attending the program and the CM himself was allegedly seen not maintaining 'social distancing’

    Lord Ram to unite the world: PM Modi

    Chanting ‘Jai Siyaram’ in between his speech, Modi said, “People from across the world will visit the grand Ram Mandir to witness Lord Shri Ram and mother Janaki. As such, it will connect India with the rest of the world.”

    Dispur issues ‘proposed guideline’ for imparting informal education, seek opinions

    The Commissioner and Secretary to the government of Assam, Education (elementary, secondary and higher) Department, in a direction issued to the Mission Director, Sarba Siksha Abhijan, Assam also sought public views on the guideline on or before 20th August.

    Clash over Ram Temple celebration in Assam’s Sonitpur: Curfew imposed

    The incident occurred when a group of bikers was heading towards a Shiv temple playing loud music and shouting slogans