New Delhi: Amid the continuing campaigns by a number of right-wing Hindu teams in opposition to enjoying of ‘azaan’ via loudspeakers at mosques, Pune Police on Wednesday detained Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) common secretary Ajay Shinde together with six others after they carried out ‘Maha Aarti’ on the Khalkar Hanuman Temple.
The police officers mentioned that they had been detained as per preventive motion, ANI reported.
This growth takes place because the Maharashtra Police has launched a state-wide crackdown on the MNS leaders and activists forward of its Might 4 deadline to take away loudspeakers from mosques after which different locations of worship.
Over 250 MNS staff have been detained thus far for enjoying ‘Hanuman Chalisa’ on loudspeakers, in response to the Maharashtra Police.
Pune Police Commissioner Amitabh Gupta mentioned the state of affairs is at present beneath management.
“Many mosques didn’t play morning ‘azaan’ on loudspeaker voluntarily following the SC tips. 2500 safety personnel had been deployed throughout town to take care of legislation and order,” he added, ANI reported.
In the meantime, the Maharashtra Residence Division mentioned there are a complete of 1,140 mosques in Mumbai, including as many as 135 used loudspeakers earlier than 6 a.m. right this moment.
“Applicable motion must be taken in opposition to these 135 mosques that went in opposition to the orders of the Supreme Court docket of India,” the Maharashtra Residence Division mentioned.
The Supreme Court docket had earlier in July 2005 banned using loudspeakers and music programs in public locations between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. (besides in instances of public emergencies), citing the intense results of noise air pollution on the well being of those that dwell in such areas.