Jamia Nizamia in Hyderabad
Fatwa allows social distancing, wearing of mask during prayers

As places of worship, including mosques, are scheduled to reopen on June 8, Jamia Nizamia in Hyderabad on June 6 issued a fatwa declaring social distancing during congregational prayers as permissible. The fatwa stated, "given the COVID-19 pandemic, standing at a distance from each other is permissible." In a separate fatwa, Jamia Nizamia upheld the usage ÔÇ£non-fermented alcohol-based sanitizersÔÇØ.

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 - 09:47 AM / by Harsh V Singh

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