Saudi Arabia made such an announcement regarding Ramadan, Muslims around the world got angry
The Saudi government has also requested the worshipers not to bring children to the mosques as it will disturb the worshipers and disturb their prayers. Many Muslims around the world have reacted strongly to this move of the Islamic country Saudi Arabia.
Image Source: FILE Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
Saudi Arabia: Preparations are being made everywhere for the holy month of Muslims, Ramadan. Especially Saudi Arabia has already started preparations regarding this. In view of the festival of Ramadan, Saudi Arabian Minister Sheikh Dr Abdul Latif bin Abdul Aziz has issued several guidelines. He has issued 10-point guidelines, which state that there will be no iftar inside mosques during the holy month of Ramzan. Along with this, the Saudi Arabian government has also banned playing loudspeakers, broadcasting prayers and sitting in Itfaq without ID.
Saudi government made this special request to the worshipers
The government has also requested the worshipers not to bring children to the mosques as it will disturb the worshipers and may disturb their prayers. Itikaf is an Islamic practice. In this, the people of the Muslim community isolate themselves in the mosque during the last 10 days of Ramadan with the intention of devoting full time to the worship of Allah.
The Saudi Arabian government issued these guidelines
Islam’s holy month of Ramadan will be regulated under ten points, according to a document released by Islamic Affairs Minister Abdul Latif al-Sheikh on Friday. People living in Saudi Arabia have to follow these guidelines. The document also includes controversial guidelines such as monitoring worshipers who self-isolate during the last ten days of the month and restrictions on donations. In the document issued by the minister, the Imam has been given clear guidelines that he cannot be absent unless it is absolutely necessary. Apart from this, the ministry has also banned the raising of funds for organizing Iftar.
- Restrictions on the sale of food during the day – this is to ensure that Muslims observing the fast are not tempted to break it.
- Closing restaurants during the day – in some areas, restaurants are required to close during daylight hours as a sign of respect for those who are fasting.
- Restrictions on music and dancing – in some areas, loud music and dancing are not allowed during the night in order to maintain a peaceful and respectful atmosphere.
- Increased security – the government often increases security measures during Ramadan to ensure that worshipers can observe the month in safety and peace.
- Guidelines for social behaviour – the Saudi government encourages people to be kind, respectful, and compassionate towards one another during Ramadan, and to avoid behaviour that could cause harm or offence to others.
- Restrictions on smoking – in some areas, smoking is not allowed in public during the day in order to encourage people to respect those who are fasting.
- Restrictions on traffic – in some areas, traffic may be restricted during the night to allow for ease of movement for people going to and from mosques for prayers.
- Guidelines for charitable giving – the Saudi government encourages people to give to charity during Ramadan, and may issue guidelines for doing so, such as providing assistance to those in need or supporting humanitarian causes.
- Restrictions on public gatherings – in some areas, public gatherings may be restricted during Ramadan in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 or other illnesses.
- Increased support for the needy – during Ramadan, the Saudi government often increases its support for the needy, including providing food and financial assistance to those who need it.
Muslims around the world reacted strongly
Many Muslims around the world have reacted strongly to this move of the Islamic country Saudi Arabia. Muslims allege that Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince and Prime Minister Mohammed bin Salman want to reduce the influence of Islam in public life. According to the website covering the Middle East, many Muslims around the world have reacted strongly to this move by Saudi Arabia. Muslims allege that through these restrictions Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman wants to reduce the influence of Islam in public life on the lines of former Tunisian dictator Zine El Abidine and the former Soviet Union.
Saudi government invites pop singers and western celebrities
Muslims who oppose the Saudi Crown Prince’s move says, “The Saudi government invites celebrities such as popular Western artists and pop singers in an effort to open up the Kingdom society.” The Saudi government is increasingly promoting music festivals and international events. Trying to attract the audience.
The government rejected the allegations
The spokesman of the Islamic Ministry, Abdullah Al-Aneji, has rejected these allegations in an interview with a channel. Enezi says, “The ministry is not stopping iftar in mosques, but arranging it. So that a responsible person organizes it. This will facilitate maintaining the sanctity and cleanliness of the mosque.