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Nocturnal Covid curfew: no Fajr, Isha prayers in Ramzan at Jamia Masjid

Amid a nocturnal curfew due to Covid-19 resurgence, the management of Jamia Majid in Srinagar has decided that there shall be no congregational Fajr and Isha prayers during Ramzan.

An Auqaf Jamia Masjid member said that the decision has been taken in wake of the government’s decision to impose a night curfew to prevent the Covid-19 virus from spreading further.

“It has been decided that only three prayers Zuhar, Asr and Maghrib will be offered at the Jamia Masjid while the religious place will remain closed for Fajr and Isha prayers including Taraweeh,” he said.

Covid-19 resurgence: night curfew in 8 Kashmir districts from Friday

The J&K administration on Thursday directed the divisional administration to impose a night curfew from 10 pm to 6 am in the urban areas of the eight districts affected by a coronavirus.

The night curfew will be imposed in Jammu, Udhampur, Kathua, Srinagar, Baramulla, Budgam, Anantnag and Kupwara.

The nocturnal curfew will be in force in the municipal limits of the Urban Local Bodies of these districts and will come into effect from Friday (April 9) at 10 pm.

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