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Offer Ramzan prayers from homes, not from mosques: Ajit Pawar

The current lockdown, imposed to contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus, will be in force till May 3.

April 22, 2020 / 06:44 PM IST

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Wednesday said Muslims should offer namaz during Ramzan from their homes and not in mosques or any other public place in view of the COVID-19 threat.

The current lockdown, imposed to contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus, will be in force till May 3.

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Extending greetings to Muslims on the occasion of Ramzan, which begins later this week, Pawar said,"Muslim brothers should offer namaz, Taraweeh (additional ritual prayers) and breakfast with Iftar staying inside their homes and not in mosques or any other public place."

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