Senior counsel for the Delhi Waqf Board urged that an assurance may be given by the Solicitor General with respect to the protection of the properties till then.
They said the explosion, suspected to be an Improvised Explosive Device (IED), took place around noon.
The day lacked usual hustle and bustle and festivity as major mosques such as Jama Masjid and Fatehpuri Masjid in Old Delhi were closed for the visitors. Police were deployed outside mosques.
The day lacked usual hustle bustle and festivity as major mosques such as Jama Masjid and Fatehpuri Masjid in old Delhi were closed for the visitors.
Conveying displeasure over the decision, he said that bars and restaurants are open in the city but worshippers couldn't pray in mosques, temples and gurudwaras.
On June 4, a big chunk of the red standstone tower had fallen off after suffering damage in the massive dust storm and rains that had hit Delhi-NCR.
The southern minaret suffered damage due to heavy rain and strong winds that lashed the national capital on Friday evening. A large red sandstone slab of the tower fell off.
The southern minaret of Jama Masjid suffered damage due to heavy rain and strong winds that lashed the national capital.
The minaret in question is a popular attraction for visitors as they are allowed to climb to its top gallery to view the panoramic surroundings of the Walled city area and Red Fort.
In a letter sent on Thursday, Khan also sought assurance from the Central government that no change would be made in mosques, which are the waqf properties, in view of the project.
Seeing the hardships faced by patients, the mosque committee took the decision, said Zunnoon Nomani Nomani, chief of the panel.
With a new surge, the national capital on Tuesday recorded 13,468 new COVID-19 cases. The general fear of coronavirus was perceptible as Jama Masjid area witnessed a fewer number of people.
After redeveloping the 1.2-km main stretch at Chandini Chowk, the ‘heritage corridor’ work is also picking up the pace.
Trudeau arrived at Jama Masjid in New Delhi, along with wife and children. Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan was also present.
Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari said the stand of the AIMPLB, was ambivalent in the matter of triple talaq.