Maharashtra Government To Take Strict Action 135 mosques in Mumbai

Mumbai, 4th May 2022: In Maharashtra, the issue on the use of loudspeakers in mosques is very sensational. Meanwhile, there is news that the state government is preparing to take action against hundreds of mosques in Mumbai.
It is reported that the government has also identified some mosques violating the orders of the Supreme Court. After the announcement of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray, the police in the state is on alert mode.
According to news agency ANI, the state home department has said that there are a total of 1140 mosques in Mumbai. Of these, 135 have used loudspeakers before 6 am today. Accordingly, appropriate action will be taken against 135 mosques which have gone against the order of the Supreme Court. The apex court had in July 2005 banned the use of loudspeakers in public places from 10 pm to 6 am.
Security is tightened in Mumbai and surrounding cities following the call of MNS Chief Thackeray, tight security arrangements have been put in place in Mumbai and surrounding cities. He talked about the recitation of Hanuman Chalisa from loudspeaker in protest against Ajan. Here, the police has intensified the action against MNS workers. On Wednesday morning, the Sanpada Police of Navi Mumbai has detained Yogesh Shete, the city president of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena
According to the language, an official said that morning prayers were offered peacefully in most of the mosques. All senior police officers, including Mumbai Police Commissioner Sanjay Pandey, are out on patrol to take stock of the deployment of security forces, he said. Police have also been deployed outside mosques at some places. The police also held meetings with clerics and trustees of various mosques and asked them to follow the Supreme Court guidelines and rules related to noise pollution.