In our mosque, there isn't enough space to make two complete rows, so the Imam prays just one step in front of us (almost beside us), as in the following diagram:

Like these lines here _______---_________  (--- this is the imam)

Is this sort of congregational prayer allowed?

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    Is the space sufficient for the Imam to do Sajdah?
    – Ahmed
    Jan 17, 2016 at 5:38

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Yes, if situation doesn't support here in your case. Related ruling, when two people pray together, they stand similarly like in your case.

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