Suara.com – The Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) has issued Fatwa Number 14 of 2020, regarding the implementation of Eid al-Adha. One of the points regulated is the slaughtering and distribution of sacrificial meat during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Secretary General of MUI, Dr. Amirsyah Tambunan said Eid al-Adha prayers in the field and the slaughter of sacrificial animals should only be carried out for green zones or Covid-19 controlled areas.
“If the area is in the yellow or red zone, then Eid al-Adha prayers can be done at home, and animal slaughter can be done at the slaughterhouse and then the meat is distributed to residents’ homes or delivered,” Amirsyah said during a press conference, Wednesday (6/23/2020). 2021).
As for the Covid-19 green zone, Secretary of the MUI Fatwa Commission Miftahul Huda said the slaughter of sacrificial animals was still carried out with health protocols, maintaining physical distance and minimizing crowds.
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To prevent crowds, Mitahul appealed to the sacrificial committee not to cut the sacrificial animals on one day at a time, but divide it into 3 tasyrik days ending on the 13th of Dzulhijjah or 3 days after Eid al-Adha.
Furthermore, if in the past the recipients of the sacrificial meat were invited to come pick up the meat, now the sacrificial meat is delivered directly to the homes of each recipient.
“As for the yellow or red zones of Covid-19, the activities of slaughtering sacrificial animals are directed to the abattoir. Then later the committee will distribute the meat at their respective homes,” added Miftahul.
Amirsyah added that related to places of worship in the red zone, they will be closed, in line with the rules for the implementation of micro community activity restrictions (PPKM) made by the government.
“In the MUI fatwa it is stated that there are controlled and uncontrolled areas, in terms of the red zone government, where it has been proven that there are areas affected by Covid-19. This must be locked in certain mosques, so the health protocols must also apply the same thing,” “explained Amirsyah at a press conference with the Covid-19 Task Force, Wednesday (23/6/2021).
Even so, Amirsyah ensured that not all mosques in Indonesia were closed and only those in the red zone or areas with uncontrolled Covid-19. The rest of the mosque will remain open, including during Eid al-Adha.
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