Bengaluru, Oct 26: Karnataka government and State Wakf Board have issued guidelines for celebrations of Eid Milad across the State in the backdrop of Covid pandemic.
A Wakf Board official Razia Sultana, said in the wake of the Eid Milad festival on October 30, the government has decided to strictly enforce the covid-19 protocol following rapid spread of infection in the State. The Muslim community should celebrate the Eid Milad festival in accordance with the directives of the state government and the guidelines of the Karnataka State Waqf Board.
In the wake of the outbreak of the epidemic, all the mosques and Wakf institutions of the Bangalore city and district have been compelled to adhere to the government guidelines.
It is strictly forbidden that any kind of mass procession, which is to be held at this time of the Eid Milad festival throughout the state, is held in one of the open spaces.
Day and night discourse / cultural gatherings of any kind in Mohallas are strictly prohibited.
Maintaining physical distance in mosques, dargahs through adequate precautions with social distance and covid-19 etiquette. The use of a loudspeaker digital sound system in public areas is prohibited. Masks are mandatory for everyone. Senior citizens over the age of 60 and children under the age of 10 celebrated the feast at home.
Proper arrangement of hand washing with sanitizer and soap at the entrances is mandatory for all to maintain a physical distance of 6 feet.