Javed Akhtar says azaan on loudspeaker was 'haraam' after which grew to become 'halaal', provides it causes discomfort

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Javed Akhtar tweets about azaan on loudspeakers& 

Noted lyricist and screenwriter Javed Akhtar has stoked an argument after he took to social media and tweeted about azaan on loudspeakers. 

The veteran screenwriter, in his tweet, stated that ‘azaan’ on loudspeakers was ‘haraam’ for over 50 years and it has now change into ‘halaal’. He additional stated that there needs to be an finish to azaan on loudspeakers including that it causes discomfort to different folks.

His tweet learn, “In India for almost 50 yrs Azaan on the loud speak was HARAAM Then it became HaLAAL n so halaal that there is no end to it but there should be an end to it Azaan is fine but loudspeaker does cause of discomfort for others I hope that atleast this time they will do it themselves.”

In 2017, singer Sonu Nigam additionally made an analogous assertion on the difficulty. He had then stated that he was being woken up by azaan within the morning. In his tweet, he had written, “God bless everyone. I’m not a Muslim and I have to be woken up by the Azaan in the morning. When will this forced religiousness end in India.”

Akhtar was then requested to touch upon Nigam’s assertion and sharing his view, he had stated that individuals ought to do their prayers however not disturb others round them. “As far as I feel, irrespective of if it’s a Masjid, Mandir, Church or Gurudwara, no matter is the place, do your prayers, however it shouldn’t disturb anybody else,” he had stated. 

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