Haryana: Open spaces denied for Namaz

Gurugram: Open spaces were denied for Namaz in Gurugram District Haryana, by the statement of chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar who said that "Namaz should be offered in mosques instead of public places". A day after the statement, the state’s waqf board asked the administration to vacate the illegally occupied mosques in villages neighboring the Gurugram district. In the past few days, there have been several instances of disruptions during Friday prayers. The Haryana government also said that open spaces cannot be used for Friday prayers.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Place of worship
Number of victims 0 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Place of worship Was cross FIR filed 0
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Details of the FIR

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Role of police Unsatisfactory Current status Not known
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Date of incident: May 04, 2018
Nature of Violence
  • Attack on religious festivals/worship
  • Denial of access to public spaces/institutions
  • Institutional discrimination
  • Causal factors
  • Access to public spaces/institutions
  • Name of the victim : Not available
    Name of Perpetrator BJP
    State Haryana
    District/City Gurugram (Gurgaon)
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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