Centre Orders IB to trace Jamaat attendees on ‘War Footing’ - Etv
Sat, Apr 04, 2020, 11:19 AM
The center has focussed on tracing all participants of the Tablighi Jamaat religious congregation at Nizamuddin in Delhi, which has identified as the coronavirus hotspot. The Centre has ordered the Intelligence Bureau(IB) to trace Jamaat attendees on a ‘War Footing’ basis. Earlier, the state and Union Territories were asked by the Centre to find out the identities of these people. Reports suggest that around 9000 persons had participated in the religious gatherings in Delhi. Places like Karimnagar, Malappuram in Kerala, Erode, Nagore, Ramanathapuram in Tamil Nadu, some areas in Karnataka have also reportedly held religious gatherings.