The Delhi High Court on Wednesday allowed the reopening of the Nizamuddin Markaz mosque to allow Muslims to offer prayers for the Shab-e-Barat festival, PTI reported. The court also removed the restriction on the number of people allowed inside the three-storey building.
The Nizamuddin Markaz has been closed since March 31, 2020, after a Tablighi Jamaat congregation that took place at the venue was blamed for thousands of coronavirus infections around the country.
The religious conference had taken place on March 9 and March 10 in 2020 in Delhi’s densely populated Nizamuddin area. The countrywide lockdown was imposed in India on March 25 of the same year.