First time on the BBC radio the Friday Azan was broadcast. Due to the spread of the Coronavirus in the UK, all the mosques are closed due to the lockdown.
In view of this, for the first time on BBC radio, the azan and sermon is being broadcast for Muslims every Friday.
According to a foreign news agency, a Friday sermon will also be broadcast on BBC Radio for Muslims based in the UK, for which different imams will deliver sermons every Friday, which is broadcast will go on 14 BBC radio stations.
Every Friday, the program broadcast on BBC radio will be started with the recitation of the Holy Quran.
After that, the Hadith of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) will be recited by the Imam and the sermon will be started.
BBC local radio chief Chris burns said ‘local radio connects people in the community, And we hope that every week, Friday sermon and prayer will make Muslims feel united despite the lockdown.
BBC radio presenter Phil Upton says “mosques are closed due to the Coronavirus in the UK, Due to which a vacuum has been created in the worship of Muslims, which is being taken this way to fill.
Coronavirus status in the UK
There were record deaths in the UK on Friday and after 980 deaths in a single day, the total number reached 8,958 while the number of victims was 74,000.
Friday was the worst day in terms of fatalities in the UK, and a Corona test of 5,706 people came out positive.
Worldwide the number of Coronavirus deaths has exceeded one lac, while the number of patients has increased to more than 17 lac.
News report on First time on the BBC radio, the Friday Azan was broadcast.