How many Muslims are there in Gurugram?
Community members have claimed that there are nearly 500,000 Muslims who stay or work in Gurugram, and there are only two mosques in new Gurugram and 11 in the old city with a total capacity of 15,000 people. So, even if Juma namaz is performed in several jamaats (shifts), it would not be enough for all.
What is the Friday Namaz issue in Gurugram?
The protest against Friday namaz in open public spaces has been taking place in Gurugram for the last three years. In 2018, the administration designated 37 sites for Muslims to perform the Friday prayers.
What happened at a mosque in Gurugram?
A large mob barged into a mosque at a village in Gurugram on Wednesday night, ransacked it and assaulted and threatened people who were praying inside. Ten people have been charged but no one has been arrested till now.
How many places in Gurugram have been allotted to Hindu temples?
As a resident of Gurugram, I wanted to know how many places in the 113 sectors of the city have been allotted to Hindu temples and community centres; how many to churches and gurudwaras and how many places have been allocated to mosques, Adeeb said in the letter.