After Nizamuddin, Bihar government shocked as 640 Jamatis gathered in Nalanda

Tablighi Jamaat has been in the news ever since it organised an event at Nizamuddin Markaz mosque located in Nizamuddin West in South Delhi during the nationwide lockdown. A large number of people were present at the gathering who later tested positive for COVID-19.

Meanwhile, another shocking news from Bihar has increased the tension of the government. It is said that about 640 people had attended an event of Tablighi Markaz held at the Sheikhna Mosque in Bihar Nalanda last month.

In a way, The explosion of Covid-19 cases caused by the Tablighi Jamaat (TJ) event. Giving information about the case, Darbhanga SSP Babu Ram said that people who attended the Jamaat event tested positive for COVID-19.

Upon receiving the information about the case, the district administration took the step to keep all of them under medical protection. Some people have been kept under DMCH’s isolation ward, while some have been quarantined in the house.

There is a relief for the state government that the police personnel have caught 12 people who had attended Nalanda Markaz. Now, screening tests will be conducted from these Markaz people to their families, to those they came in contact with, and eventually, the entire city will be screened.

Police personnel have taken the whole responsibility to defeat the coronavirus battle. The administration is engaged in ensuring safety for people in the district. Police officials are putting their lives at risk and trying to ensure people maintain social distancing. We are proud of police who are stepping up into roles of importance and doing them complete justice. It was revealed that 60 to 70 percent of people are believed to be members of Tablighi Markaz.

Earlier, taking his anger out at Markaz people, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thakeray said that that there is no point of treating people who gathered at the Tablighi Jamaat event in large numbers, and rather they should be shot dead instead.

The number of coronavirus patients is exponentially increasing in Bihar. So far, more than 70 COVID-19 cases have been reported in the state. These people should be ashamed as they are defecating in the hospital where patients are treated. They are misbehaving with doctors as if doctors and nurses are their enemies. It seems that they are bent upon spreading the coronavirus in the country.

Writer, historian, and activist Dharam Sikarwar is a very active author The Youth. He writes on national and international issues, environment, politics. He is an avid book reader as well.