UP: 19 districts on alert after over 150 people participated in Nizamuddin congregation in Delhi


UP DGP Hitesh Chandra Awasthi ordered police chief of 19 districts to make sure that all those that returned to the state after attending the spiritual congregation in Delhi be recognized and quarantined with the assistance of the native authorities.

157 people in UP reportedly attended the Nizamuddin occasion. (Photo: PTI)

At least 19 districts in Uttar Pradesh have been put on alert after experiences surfaced that round 157 people attended a spiritual congregation at Nizamuddin in Delhi which has turn into an epicentre of Coronavirus instances. Raids have been carried out at many locations to identification, such people.

UP DGP Hitesh Chandra Awasthi ordered police chief of 19 districts to make sure that all those that returned to the state after attending the spiritual congregation in Delhi be recognized and quarantined with the assistance of the native authorities.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath additionally reduce quick his go to to the districts the place coronavirus instances are rising and returned to Lucknow on Tuesday afternoon from Ghaziabad.

He chaired a gathering which was attended by senior officers together with residence secretary Awanish Awasthi, chief secretary RK Tiwari, state DGP Hitesh Awasthi, principal secretary well being and different high officers in the wake of the Delhi incident.

Addressing a press convention, UP residence secretary Awanish Awasthi stated, “We have traced many people who attended the religious congregation in Delhi. They will be put in 14-day quarantine and their samples will be collected for testing. Those having Covid-19 symptoms will be sent to isolation wards. We will take strict action against those who will not cooperate with the authorities.”

Meanwhile, eight Indonesian Islamic preachers who attended the spiritual congregation in Delhi have been discovered staying at a mosque in Nagina space of Bijnor. They have been saved at an isolation ward on the district hospital and their samples have been despatched for testing.

An FIR has been registered towards the Imam and two different members of the mosque for hiding them and never giving info to the district authorities.

Meanwhile, a crew of cops and well being officers visited the Mazrak on the Qaiserbagh space in Lucknow the place six nationals from Kyrgyzstan are staying on a legitimate visa. Their passport and different particulars have been verified. According to the preliminary info given by the district administration, none of them have any signs of the lethal novel Coronavirus.

Few people dwelling in the state capital additionally attended the congregation in Delhi.

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