Mosques Coated With Tarpaulin In 2 UP Districts Forward Of Holi


Mosques Covered With Tarpaulin In 2 UP Districts Ahead Of Holi

9 mosques in two Uttar Pradesh districts have been coated with tarpaulin.

Aligarh/Sambhal (UP):

No less than 9 mosques in Uttar Pradesh’s Aligarh and Sambhal districts have been coated with tarpaulin sheets forward of Holi to forestall them from being smeared with colors, police mentioned on Sunday.

The step was taken after talks with non secular leaders to take care of legislation and order scenario, police officers mentioned.

In Aligarh, a minimum of two mosques have been coated. One in all them is Halwaaiyan mosque within the Sabzi Mandi space, and the opposite is situated at Delhi Gate, Circle Officer (Metropolis) Abhay Pandey advised reporters.

Mr Pandey mentioned {that a} flag march was performed within the delicate areas with a message of peace and police pickets have been arrange within the previous metropolis areas.

In Sambhal, the district administration, in settlement with the Muslim group, has coated some mosques with tarpaulin sheets to keep away from dispute.

Further Superintendent of Police (North) Shrish Chandra advised PTI that like final 12 months, six-seven mosques in Sambhal have additionally been coated with tarpaulin with mutual consent, as a result of splashing of colors usually result in disputes.

Circle Officer (Sambhal) Anuj Kumar Chaudhary advised PTI that the district administration has coated the mosques on the routes the place Holi is performed.

Patron of Muslim Merchants Group, Ehtesham Ahmed, mentioned that final 12 months additionally a number of mosques in Sambhal together with Bazaar Mosque, Nakhasha Mosque and the one situated on Arya Samaj Highway have been coated to take care of peace within the metropolis.

Overlaying the mosques by the administration is an effective step for sustaining peace, he added. 

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