When there is a ban on public gatherings due to Covid-19 and no congregation prayers are being held in masajids, I fail to see the point of amplified Call to prayer! A lot of people have Azan clocks at home doing the job!
Steps like these end up inviting trouble and accusations of politicians pandering to Muslims for votes! Even the Easter Celebrations were tones down this year in view of the pandemic. Predictably some hostile non Muslims used to separation of religion and state are smelling blood and out to take the city councils to court over the matter. One Hindu trustee was fired for tweeting what's next? Permission to slaughter animals in homes and a law passed for Muslim women to be covered from head to toe [something to the effect ] and separate lanes for camel and goat riders [?@%??] !