Srinagar: The Anjuman Auqaf on Wednesday said that the congregational prayers would be allowed in the historic Jamia Masjid in Srinagar from the upcoming Friday.
Reports said that the members of the committee have started the cleaning of the masjid.
Friday Prayers to be offered coming Juma at Jama Masjid Srinagar.
Cleaning of Masjid going on in full swing pic.twitter.com/wU1at4z0mV
— Mirwaiz Manzil (@mirwaizmanzil) August 4, 2021
In a series of tweets, Mirwaiz Manzil wrote: “Under the auspices of the Anjuman Auqaf Jamia Masjid Srinagar, the cleaning of the central grand mosque was carried out in which the employees and staff of the Auqaf actively participated.”
“Due to continuous unfavorable conditions and lockdown in view COVID-19 pandemic, the Jamia Masjid Srinagar was closed for Friday prayers and worship for a long time.”
The Anjuman Auquaf added “since the COVID positive cases have slowed down and Friday prayers are now being offered in all central mosques, Khanqahs, shrines, and Imambaras of Jammu and Kashmir; Friday prayers will be offered on Coming Juma in Jama Masjid Srinagar.”
However, the Anjuman Auqaf clarified that as per the guidelines of medical experts, the worshippers will take precautionary measures and strictly adhere to COVID SOPs during the Friday and daily prayers, the tweet added.