Namaz row: Noida Police claims ‘No malafide intentions’ behind notices served to corporations against Muslim workers

Noida: when UP Police stirred disceptation over ‘Namaz row’ serving notices to corporations holding them liable and accountable if their Muslim workers area unit found providing namaz publicly park, Senior Police officers in Noida aforementioned the move wasn’t a discriminatory one.

Gautam Budh Nagar’s district judge BN Singh aforementioned Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Ajay Pal Sharma aforementioned the move to prevent namaz within the park wasn’t discriminatory because the officers on duty in Noida comes underneath Gautam Budh Nagar.

“As per the Supreme writ in 2009, to carry any religious ritual publicly place, it’s essential to hunt permission from the police and administration. There was no malafide intention within the notice and therefore the cops were doing their duty, following the orders of the SC,” aforementioned Singh.
The notice to corporations by the in-charge of Sector fifty eight station house is purported to be discriminatory to it adult male Singh replied: “I beg to disagree as a result of at the start of the notice it’s been explicit that no permission has been granted by the administration to carry any form of non secular gathering.”

In the notice, station officer Pankaj Rai had aforementioned corporations in Sector fifty eight are control accountable if their workers area unit found violating the order.

“It has got to created aware that the administration has not given any permission to carry any quite non secular activity, whereby providing weekday prayers, within the park in Sector fifty eight. it’s been usually detected that a number of your Muslim workers take in the park in Sector fifty eight to supply namaz on Fridays,” Rai’s notice browse.

“They are asked publically by Pine Tree State to not do thus and United Nations agency haven’t been given any permission by the town judge on their earlier application,” Rai said, HT reports.

“Please raise all of your Muslim workers to not provide namaz within the park. If they still attend the park to supply prayers, then your company are control accountable for the violation,” continuing the notice.

The letter seeking permission to supply namaz within the public park of Sector fifty eight signed by 200-300 folks was sent to the town judge and Police around December 8.

“The permission to carry namaz wasn’t granted by the town judge and police officers sent the choice to the those who had gathered within the park. The move wasn’t discriminating against any community,” aforementioned Sharma.(FA9NEWS)

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