LG talks to Imam on entry of girls in Jama Masjid, appeals to cancel order

Controversy is increasing in the matter of ban on the entry of single girls in the historic Jama Masjid of Delhi. Now Delhi LG has entered in this matter. If sources are to be believed, Delhi’s Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena spoke to Shahi Imam Bukhari of Jama Masjid. Also, he directed to cancel the order restricting the admission of girls. It is being told that Imam Bukhari has agreed to the order of the Lieutenant Governor. Also requested to maintain respect for the sanctity of the mosque.

Entry of girls in Jama Masjid banned

Let us tell you that the administration of Delhi’s famous Jama Masjid has banned the entry of girls alone or in groups in the mosque by putting notices at the main gates. After the controversy started on this decision, the Shahi Imam said on Wednesday that this order is not for the girls coming to offer Namaz. Women’s rights activists termed the decision as regressive and unacceptable. Sources in the mosque administration said that a few days back, notices were pasted outside the three main entrances, which were not dated. However, attention has now gone to these.

Women’s Commission expressed objection

While Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chairperson Swati Maliwal termed it as a violation of women’s rights, she said she is issuing the notice, while sources in the National Commission for Women said it has taken suo motu cognizance of the matter and will inform about the action. is deciding. According to Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari, the decision was taken after some incidents came to light in the mosque premises. Bukhari said, “Any such place, whether it is a mosque, a temple or a gurdwara, it is a place of worship. There is no restriction on coming for this work. Today itself 20-25 girls came and they were allowed admission.

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