SRINAGAR: The Shab-e-Baraat congregation, scheduled to be held at the historic Jamia Masjid Srinagar on March 29, the night of the 15 Shaban-ul-Muazzam after Isha prayers, has been cancelled in view of the fresh wave of Covid-19, the Anjuman Auqaf Jama Masjid Srinagar announced on Saturday. Besides due to Mirwaiz e Kashmir’s continued house detention, since August 2019, Majlis waz o tableeg led by him cannot take place.
Anjuman in a statement said that the Shab-e-Baraat congregation stands cancelled in view of the guidelines issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) and medical experts in wake of the resurgence of Covid-19 cases.
Anjuman has appealed to people to religiously follow the Covid-19 guidelines and pray at their individual level for refuge from the deadly virus.
Anjuman said it will soon announce a decision regarding the Taraweeh prayers in Jama Masjid in the coming month of Ramadan.