The petition mentioned that in mosques where women are allowed, there are separate entrances and enclosures for worship for the two genders.
Early this month, the Nodia Police had issued orders stating that Friday prayers cannot be held at the government plot as there was no requisite permission.
Namaz row: Muslim workers in Noida offer Friday prayers at adjacent park, says want no more controversies
Most of the people who offered prayers at the park were employees of different private firms in the area.
Sajre Alam, a rickshaw-puller in the area, said the gathering in the park had been a common sight on Fridays for the past four to five years, but he never joined it.
In the video, a man describes himself as Manoj Sharma and asks Rashid why the men don’t go to the mosque to offer prayers.
Earlier, Noida police had issued notice to around 23 multinational companies in Sector 58 Police Station area to stop their Muslim employees from gathering in a local park for namaz.
The police in Noida had recently sent notices to 23 private firms located under its jurisdiction, asking them to stop Muslim employees from offering Friday 'namaz' (prayers) at a local park.
Mayawati said that if the Yogi Adityanath government has any policy that bars religious gatherings at public spaces, it should be implemented across the state and must be binding on people of all reli
According to the notice issued by the Noida Sector 58 police station, companies present at the industrial area will be held liable if their employees gather at the park to offer prayers.
DMC chairperson Zafarul Islam Khan said that though the issue was beyond their jurisdiction, he would still take up the matter with the Uttar Pradesh police chief and the UP Home Minister.
The police officials claim that it is done in an attempt to promote communal harmony ahead of the elections.
The Taj Mahal remains closed for the public on Fridays. Only the locals are allowed from 12 o'clock to 2 pm without paying any entry fee.