Delhi Police urges Muslim clerics to direct people to celebrate Eid from homes

Delhi Police urges Muslim clerics to direct people to celebrate Eid from homes

Ahead of Eid al-Fitr, Delhi Police on Friday met with Imams and Maulanas of mosques and sought their support in ensuring that social distancing norms and lockdown guidelines aren't violated during the celebration of the festival.

ACPs, SHOs, and other officials of the Delhi police visited mosques in their respective areas to satisfy the Imams and Maulanas.

The clerics were sensitised about the rules that require to be followed within the next two days and on Eid. They were directed to make sure that their message reaches the whole community and no gathering takes place in mosques.

They were briefed to motivate the followers through announcements and posters to follow government's instructions on lockdown 4.0 and celebrate Eid from homes only.

Delhi Police has also requested the general public to avoid beginning of their homes, unless necessary.