Christmas prayer interrupted, choir members pushed into the middle of a row on namaz



Gurugram, first published December 25, 2021, 4:50 p.m. IST

Following a dispute over the provision of “namaz” in public places, some disbelievers attempted to interrupt the Christmas Eve celebrations at Pataudi in Gurgaon by chanting “Jai Shri Ram”. According to accounts, the event took place as poor children were given blankets and meals at a school in Pataudi. On Friday evening, the video shows men entering the church grounds and shouting “Jai Shree Ram” and “Bharat Mata Ki Jai”. They are believed to be seen forcing the choir members to step off the stage and steal the microphone.

According to PTI, a local cleric said it was alarming since women and children were in the church. The irritation grows day by day. It violates our right to worship and practice our beliefs, ”he continued. Amit Kumar, a police officer in Pataudi, said police had not received any complaints so far. The town hall has not yet responded.

The event occurred during the delivery of namaz to some open places in Gurugram sparked debate. This happened on the same day that at least 20 men linked to the Sanyukt Hindu Sangharsh Samiti attempted to interrupt the “namaz” on Friday at the Shyam Chowk of Gurgaon in Udyog Vihar. After a large police presence, individuals could pray at nine locations: Leisure Valley, Shyam Chowk, Shankar Chowk, in front of the Spicejet office in Udyog Vihar, Sector 42, Sector 69, two locations in IMT Manesar and Sector 34.

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During the Haryana Vidhan Sabha winter session on Tuesday, CM Manohar Lal Khattar said that people of all religions perform prayers at designated holy places and that licenses are granted for all major festivals and programs. outside. He said it was not right to excite the sensibilities of another community by showing power. He went on to say that no member of any community should organize such events in public places.

Last updated December 25, 2021, 4:50 p.m. IST



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