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‘Namaz at public places to be banned across UP’

DNMUM441239 | 8/15/2019 | Author : Zee Media Newsroom | WC :260 | India

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Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police Om Prakash Singh on Wednesday declared that a state-wise ban would be imposed on offering of namaz at public places. The top cop said that no permission would be granted for such gathering in any part of Uttar Pradesh.
According to the DGP, such directives are already in place in Aligarh and Meerut and the same will be extended to all cities and towns in the state. Following the directive in Aligarh, residents have moved the prayers to mosques, including on terrace and roofs. At the time, the muftis had also appealed to the devotees to cooperate with the administration.
In December 2018, a similar directive was issued by the Gautam Budh Nagar police. The police had issued an order direc
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