Srinagar: A mosque here has been using electronic jamming equipment to ensure that cell phones carried by devotees do not ring during prayers and cause disturbance to the congregation.
“We have ensured that the range of the jammer is confined to the mosque so that it does not interfere with pedestrians carrying cell phones outside the mosque,” the Imam said.
He said the Muezzin of the mosque switches on both the jamming equipment and the mosque loudspeaker before calling devotees to prayers five times during the day.
“The moment the prayers are over, we switch off both the jamming equipment and the loudspeaker,” the Imam said.
Those who offer regular prayers at the mosque have expressed happiness at the mosque management’s decision to install the jammer.