TDN World Desk: A video widely circulated in social media whrer police men were heard saying telling people that Azaan is banned “There will be no Azaan. This is the order of the LG.” In time when Ramzan – a holy month of learning self-restraint and seeking blessings of almighty Allah by doing good deeds, charity -the video of banning Azan has created apprehension among the Muslim community.
Responding to the said incident of police telling peole to not call out Azan at Mosques, Delhi deputy Chief minister Manish Sisodia and the Delhi police clarified that no such order has been passed. The Delhi Police PRO Anil Mittal also said that an inquiry has been launched to identify the cops in the video, The Quint repoted.
Clarifying over the matter, De;lhi Police took to Twitter from its official Twitter handle.
It said, “Azaan may be carried out in accordance with the NGT gidelines.”
Manish Sisodia, Delhi deputy chief minister, also put out tweet over the incident.
He said,”No ban on Aazan. Only congregation at mosques or at any other religious place during the lock down is restricted.”
Asked to clarify, Anil Mittal,Delhi Police PRO told The Quint,”These cops are being identified and an official DCP-level inquiry has been launched into the matter. With the month Ramzan starting on 25 April, people must offer Namaaz and have Sehri at home.”