SMC starts Friday sanitation for Jamia, Hazratbal Masjid
‘Don’t confine to 2 sites, extend it to entire Shaher-e-Khaas’
Srinagar, May 4: The Srinagar Municipal Corporation has started for Fridays a special weekly sanitation drive for historic Jamia Masjid and the Hazratbal shrine.
The SMC spokesperson said some 400 Safai Walas have been assigned the drive to keep the shrines neat and clean by early morning on the day when Muslims go for congregational Salah.
By 11:00 AM the twin shrines, which witness huge rush of Musalees on Fridays, were cleaned while people have welcomed the endeavor.
Though welcoming the SMC endeavor, Jamia Market Traders Federation President Javed Ahmed Zargar said the special drive shouldn’t be restricted to the two spots alone but extended to entire Shaher-e-Khaas.
“What we opine is that entire Shaher-e-Khaas should get special attention of sanitation on Fridays because other Masjids and shrines here to witness huge rush of Musalees,” Zargar said.
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