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Taraweeh prayers, iftar allowed in Mecca Masjid

Hyderabad: Officials of Telangana State Minority Welfare Department have said that Taraweeh prayers can be performed in mosques by following proper COVID-19 guidelines, as the state government has not issued any kind of restruction on those activities in view of the increasing cases.

Two of the city’s famous mosques, Mecca Masjid and Shahi Masjid, which come under the supervision of the Minority Welfare Department, have completed preparations for the taraweeh prayer and Iftar.

In the meantime, ‘wuzu khana’ or ablution repairing works have been completed in the Makkah Masjid.The roof shelter shed work in the mosque compound has also been completed, while the washroom works are nearing completion.
There are 35 washrooms for men and 24 washrooms for women. There is a separate facility section for women.

According to the Superintendent of Mecca Masjid, Abdul Qadeer,they have requested the state government to provide 1000 kg of dates and 100 dozens of bananas in Mecca Masjid while the royal mosque has requested 500 kg of dates.

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