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Delhi: Jama Masjid bans entry of ‘girls’ except those coming to offer prayers

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Administration of Delhi's famed Jama Masjid has put up notices banning the entry of girls or women. Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari says the decision was taken after some incidents were reported. Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal termed it a violation of women's rights.
Published 2 months ago

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Move to ban entry of girls into Delhi's Jama Masjid anti-women, unconstitutional: VHP

The Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Thursday termed as anti-women and unconstitutional the ban on the entry of 'girls' into Delhi's Jama Masjid and demanded that the mosque's administration withdraw its decision.

2 months ago·Mumbai, India
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Jama Masjid administration withdraws order restricting women’s entry, says Shahi Imam; insists sanctity of mosque should be maintained

“The LG spoke to me. We have removed the notice boards. But people visiting the mosque have to maintain its sanctity,” said Syed Ahmed Bukhari, the Shahi Imam of the Jama Masjid

2 months ago·India
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DCW to issue notice to Delhi’s Jama Masjid for ‘stopping entry of women’

The mosque management said only inappropriately dressed visitors disrespectful to the sanctity of the place of worship were being barred

2 months ago·New Delhi, India
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Delhi’s Jama Masjid says won’t allow ‘women who come alone’, ‘give time to men’

A sign board that says a single woman or a group of single women cannot enter the premises has also been put up.

2 months ago·India
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Jama Masjid bans entry of women who come without men

The entry of a lone woman or a group of women into the Jama Masjid complex is now banned.

2 months ago·India
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After Jama Masjid Admin Bans Women's Entry, DCW Issues Notice To Imam

New Delhi: Taking an unprecedented step, the administration of Delhi’s historic Jama Masjid has banned the entry of women in the mosque. The Jama Masjid administration has issued an order prohibiting the entry of solitary or group of girls in the mosque. The Jama Masjid administration has placed sign boards outside the mosque that reads in […]The post After Jama Masjid Admin Bans Women’s Entry, DCW Issues Notice To Imam appeared first on Ommcom …

2 months ago·Bhubaneswar, India
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