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It is for the first time in the country that a Muslim woman conducted and led the Friday afternoon special prayer session at a mosque in Kerala's Malappuram district.
However, the move, though applauded by many, has also triggered backlash on social media.
A section of people, who was unhappy with this act, threatened her over the phone, following which she was given a security cover.
Jamida, also known as 'Jamida teacher', however, said the Jumu'ah prayer could also be conducted by a woman and they could become imams too.