Badaun (U.P.): The Islamic cleric, also known among his followers as Salim Mian, died on Saturday at around 3:51 pm. Soon, a large gathering of his followers carried out the funeral procession, despite that the government had set a maximum limit of 20 people to be cremated
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Badaun (U.P.): Hundreds of people from the Muslim community gathered during the funeral of Qazi Hazrat Abdul Hameed Mohammad Salimul Qadri in Badaun district of Uttar Pradesh today. The incident occurred in complete violation of the social discrimination guidelines set by the government and the Coronavirus protocol.
The Islamic cleric, also known among his followers as Salim Mian, died on Saturday at around 3:51 pm. Soon, a large gathering of his followers carried out the funeral procession, despite that the government had set a maximum limit of 20 people to be cremated. In the midst of growing coronavirus cases in Uttar Pradesh, Covid’s guidelines were ignored.
Now a video surfaced can be seen that the attendees are standing close to each other. Furthermore, most of them did not bother to wear masks, which the government has made publicly compulsory. It should be mentioned that if a person is found roaming in public places without a mask, he must pay 1000. The penalty becomes even stricter when committing a crime the second time. Not wearing a mask in public for the second time attracts a fine of ₹ 10,000.
The incident has now raised fears of a large-scale coronavirus outbreak in Uttar Pradesh’s Badaun district. Due to their gross negligence and complete disregard of coronavirus guidelines, many people in the area are now susceptible to the deadly Wuhan coronavirus. This is also not the first time such an incident has come to light.
Earlier, it was revealed that 21 people died in less than 3 weeks in a village in Rajasthan following the coronavirus protocol while burying an infected patient. The incident took place in Kheerwa village of Laxmangarh tehsil of Sikar district in Rajasthan. According to reports, the village has a population of about 3500 people. The number of unusual deaths has alerted the health authorities in the state.
Interestingly, out of 21 deaths, only four are officially registered as Covid-19 fatal. The data was recorded between 16 April and 5 May this year. Spike in small village deaths. Fears of community outbreak have increased. The state health authorities visited Khevra village on Friday (7 May) and collected random samples.
Recently in Rajasthan, thousands of people gathered in violation of Covid’s norms to mourn the death of Islamic religious leader Ghazi Fakir, the father of the state’s Minority Affairs Minister Saleh Mohammed.