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Allahabad High Court, however, refuses to allow use of loudspeakers for the recitation, saying that cannot be considered an integral part of Islam.
In the longer original video from 2016, former Maharashtra MLA Waris Pathan is seen arguing with a police official over the use of loudspeakers at a mosque.
Two mosques in Kerala called off Friday prayers, while in Karnataka, mosques have been asked to cut time of prayers. Delhi’s Jama Masjid said it will go ahead with prayers.
Residents of Dhannipur, where UP govt has allotted 5 acres of land as mandated by SC to build a mosque, say village needs development projects more.
In Hedon Bet village near Ludhiana, religion is not something that divides the residents. A 54-year-old Sikh says ‘blessed to take care’ of the century-old mosque.
Images of mosques from around India took over Twitter timelines a week after the Supreme Court’s Ayodhya verdict.
Many royal women were known to have built imperial mosques; many mosques, from Delhi to Bengal, had sections reserved for women to come and pray.
Supreme Court’s emphasis on the ‘standing’ of petitioner Hindu Mahasabha is reminiscent of Justice Indu Malhotra’s dissent in Sabarimala judgment.
Equal rights for Muslim or Hindu women cannot be earned from within the ambit of religion, it requires one to move out of the structure of organised religion.
SC issues notices to minority affairs ministry, Muslim law board and NCW on a petition filed by a Muslim couple challenging ban on entry of women in mosques.
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