Indian actress 'Payal Rohatgi' claimed on Twitter that " offering namaz on road should be banned, this is not allowed in other Islamic countries then why it is allowed in India?"
The same picture was shared on Facebook as well. A Facebook page "Bhai Rahul Ramraj" shared the picture with a caption "Why can something be right in India which is wrong even in Islamic countries. If Namaz is banned on roads in Islamic countries then why it can't be banned in India as well. Why are you doing slavery?".
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The picture being shared on social media is from Bangladesh and 2 years old.
In the past, we have witnessed incidents when Namaz has been offered on railway tracks causing a delay in trains.
On September 3, 2017, Bhaskar reported that trains were halted for Namaz at Muzzafarpur junction for 4 hours. As per the report, Goods trains were halted for 4 hours and Pawan Express was stopped for 15 minutes. Mosque Samiti at the junction had requested the railway official to halt trains till 10 Am for Namaz and officials had accepted it in stopped Goods trains in the route. This was also reported by DD Bharti.