LUCKNOW: Indian state Uttar Pradesh has banned the use of loudspeakers at religious and public places, and the decision will mostly affect the Muslim community as Azaan is delivered through speakers from the mosques.
The state administration has ordered the police to remove loudspeakers from all mosques, temples, churches and gurdwaras. It is worth mentioning here that the Hindus, Sikhs and Christians use bells to call people to their religious places.
Furthermore, a permission will have to be taken from the authorities for the use of speakers and public address systems. It has been ordered by the management to remove all loudspeakers by January 15.