Kashmir Religious Bodies Urge Caution As New Virus Strain Spreads

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Srinagar: The Mutahida Majlis-e-Ulema (MMU) Jammu & Kashmir, has asked people not to let their guard down and take the spread of the Covid-19 seriously.

The constituent bodies of the MMU led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a joint statement expressed dismay that people are not adhering to the precautionary measures as laid down by health experts to combat the global outbreak.

MMU said that unless the pandemic is brought under control hopefully by the introduction of the vaccine, following precautionary measures is obligatory on all for their safety and the safety of others around them.

The conglomerate said that the new strain of the virus infecting people in some countries is found to be more powerful and transmit at a faster speed and so are more worrisome.

In such a situation people should be all the more cautious and strictly maintain social distancing, use masks and sanitisers and follow all preventive measures in religious as well as public places.

MMU said that Islam values human life above all and ensuring the safety of each human being especially under such circumstances is part of Islamic teachings , adding that the need of the hour is to take complete precautions and turn to Almighty Allah to seek repentance of our sins and end to this lethal outbreak.

Those who have signed the appeal include MMU constituents Anjuman Auqaf Jamia Masjid, Dar-ul-Uloom Raheemiya, Muslim Personal Law Board, Jamiat Ahle Hadees, Jama’at-e-Islami, Anjuman Sharie Shiayan, Itihaad-ul-Muslimeen, Anjuman Himayat-ul-Islam, Jamiat Hamdania, Karwaan-e-Islami, Anjuman Ulema-e-Ahnaaf, Dar-ul-Uloom Qasmia, Dar-ul-Uloom Bilaliya, Anjuman Nusrat-ul-Islam, Anjuman Mazhar-ul-Haq, Jamiat-ul-Aima Wal Ulema, Anjuman Aima Wa Mashaa’ikh Kashmir, Dar-ul-Uloom Naqshbandiya, Dar-ul-Uloom Rasheediya, Ahl-e-Bayt Foundation, Madrasa Kanz-ul-Uloom, Peruwaan-e-Wilayat, Auqaf Islamiya Khirram Sirhama, Anjuman Tanzeem-ul-Makaatib, Muhammadi Trust, Anjuman Ulema Wa Aima Kashmir and Karwaan-e-Khattam-e-Nabuwat International.

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