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Jama Masjid Row: Order to ban entry of girls in Jama Masjid withdrawn, Shahi Imam Bukhari put a condition after talking to LG


The administration has taken a U-turn on the decision to ban the entry of girls alone in the of Delhi. LG spoke to Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid and took back his decision after his intervention. Delhi LG requests Bukhari, the Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid, to rescind the order restricting entry of women in Jama Masjid.

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According to media reports, Delhi’s Lieutenant Governor on Thursday spoke to Bukhari, the Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid, and appealed to immediately withdraw the order banning the entry of women. After this Imam Bukhari has agreed to cancel the order. However, he put a condition that the people coming to the mosque should maintain the purity here. Appealed to immediately cancel the order banning entry. After this Imam Bukhari has agreed to cancel the order.

Why is the entry of girls in Jama Masjid banned?

For information, let us tell you that the notice prohibiting the entry of women in Jama Masjid has been removed from Gate No. 3 of the mosque. While giving the information, the Shahi Imam emphasized that the sanctity of the mosque should be maintained. Earlier, the Jama Masjid administration had put notices on all the three gates. In which it was clearly written that there is a ban on the entry of girls alone or in groups in the mosque. Amidst the criticism of this decision, the Shahi Imam had said that this is not an order for the girls coming to offer Namaz. According to Shahi Imam Syed Ahmad Bukhari, the decision was taken after some incidents came to light in the mosque premises. Single girl or girls can come with their guardians. The PRO of Jama Masjid had also clarified on this order.

Swati Maliwal issues notice to Imam of Jama Masjid

Swati Maliwal, chairperson of the Delhi Commission for Women, had issued a notice to the Imam of Jama Masjid on this matter. He had tweeted this information. He wrote in his tweet that the decision to ban the entry of women in Jama Masjid is absolutely wrong. A woman has as much right to worship as a man. I am issuing notice to the Imam of Jama Masjid. No one has the right to ban the entry of women like this.

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