Sangram Online Desk: After being in hiding in the United States for almost two years, Priya Saha, who has complained about Bangladesh to former President Donald Trump, has come out in public.
He recently took part in a protest in front of the Pakistani embassy in the United States by the charity Human Rights Congress for Bangladesh Minorities (HRCBM). Although he has been in the United States for the past two years, he has not been seen in public.
On July 16, 2019, at the White House, Priya Saha complained to former US President Trump that “38 million minorities have disappeared from Bangladesh.” The miscreants even set fire to his own house. He has also taken possession of his land. ‘
His remarks caused a great deal of anger in the country and abroad at that time and caused a storm of protests.
Due to the spread of coronavirus (Covid-19) across the country, the government has imposed several restrictions in the form of lockdown till April 11. However, a decision on whether to increase it will be made next Thursday. But before that, the Ministry of Religion has instructed not to organize Iftar and Sehri in the mosque during the month of Ramadan starting from April 14.
A notification issued by the Ministry of Religious Affairs on Monday said that one should perform ablution from home and perform sunnat prayers and then come to the mosque. In addition, children, the elderly, any sick people and people engaged in the service of the sick have been asked not to participate in the Jamaat held in the mosque.
Deputy Secretary of the Ministry of Religion. A circular signed by Sakhawat Hossain has imposed 10 restrictions.
The restriction states that hand washing with hand sanitizer or soap and water should be provided at the entrance of the mosque. The worshiper must come to the mosque after the mask. Everyone should perform ablution from their home, perform sunnat prayers at home and come to the mosque and wash their hands with soap for at least 20 seconds while performing ablution.
According to the instructions, carpets cannot be laid in the mosque. Before the five daily prayers, the entire mosque has to be cleaned with disinfectant, the worshipers have to bring the Jainamaz on their own responsibility. Social distance must be ensured in standing for prayers in Qatar.
The directive calls on children, the elderly, any sick person and those engaged in the service of the sick to refrain from participating in Jamaat. Soap or hand sanitizer should be kept in the ablution room of the mosque to prevent infection. Jainamaz and hats reserved in the mosque cannot be used.
To ensure public safety, the health department, local administration and law enforcement must follow instructions, saying Iftar and Sehri cannot be held in mosques during the month of Ramadan. Khatibs and imams have also been asked to offer prayers at the end of prayers to protect them from the coronavirus epidemic.
In addition to instructing the mosque’s khatib, imam and mosque management committee to implement the issues, it has been said that local administration and law enforcement will take legal action against those responsible for violating the instructions. The local administration, law enforcement agencies, officials and employees of the Islamic Foundation and the management committee of the concerned mosques have been requested to implement these guidelines to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus.
The notification further said that due to the outbreak of coronavirus in the country due to the outbreak of coronavirus and the death rate has increased abnormally, the Prime Minister’s Office has issued a 17-point notification and the Cabinet Division has issued guidelines. In view of this, in the current context of the country, the Ministry of Religious Affairs has requested for compliance with this directive for Jamaat prayers in mosques.