File photo of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray | Photo: ANI
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Mumbai: MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Saturday said that the Tablighi Jamaat members who reportedly misbehaved with women medical staff during quarantine and are engaged in “some conspiracy” be killed by firing bullets.

He also questioned the need for giving medical treatment to such people.

The MNS chief demanded that videos of such people being thrashed be made viral on social media, to instil sense of “trust” among people.

He also said the people would have felt satisfied had Prime Minister Narendra Modi talked about the current scenario and where the country is heading at in its fight against coronavirus than the latter just speaking about lighting up lamps and candles.

In his message to the nation, Modi on Friday asked people to switch off lights in their homes and light lamps, candles and switch on mobile phone flash lights at 9 PM on April 5 to display collective spirit to defeat the coronavirus.

Speaking about harassment being faced by police and medical personnel, Thackeray said, “We can see the police being attacked and abused when they try to control the situation”.

“The meeting (of Tablighis had taken place) at Markaz in Delhi. Such people be killed by firing bullets at them. Why give them treatment? A separate section be created and their treatment be stopped,” Thackeray told reporters here.

“If they think that their religion is bigger than the country and want to engage in some conspiracy…they are spitting at people, on vegetables, roaming nude before the nurses,” he said.

Thackeray further said that videos of such people being thrashed should become viral, which will instill a feeling of trust among people.

“The prime minister should have talked about it (in his video message on Friday,” he said.


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Reports have emerged that Tablighi Jamaat members quarantined at a hospital in Ghaziabad misbehaved with the nurses, making lewd remarks and dropping their pants, provoking the Uttar Pradesh government’s decision to invoke the stringent National Security Act against them.

They are among the thousands who had attended a religious congregation at the organisation’s New Delhi headquarter, now being seen as a coronavirus hotspot.

Similar reports of the Jamaat members admitted to a hospital in Kanpur refusing to take medicines and misbehaving with the medical staff emerged on Saturday, prompting authorities to remove female staffers from there

Meanwhile, the MNS chief congratulated the Maharashtra Police for refusing permission to a Nizamuddin-like congregation in Vasai last month, thus averting the potential spread of coronavirus.

He said the Delhi Police did not realise the possible spread of coronavirus when the Nizamuddin congregation was allowed last month.

He further added that it was not the time to play the blame game.

“It is also not the time to talk about religion too, but the kind of things some sections among Muslims are doing, they be thrashed now.

“They should remember the lockdown is for some days, we are there then (after the lockdown is over), he added.

Thackeray asked “whereabouts” of Maulvis (clerics), who he said otherwise ask community members about whom to vote for in elections have disappeared now and why they are not asking people to observe discipline.

He said said the lockdown period may be extended if people do not observe discipline, which will badly affect industries and functioning of government, further leading to economic crisis.

Thackeray praised doctors, police and other government staffers providing water, electricity and food grains for risking their lives to serve the people.

He also said the peace being experienced in Mumbai at present was not witnessed even after the 1992-93 riots in the city.


Also read: ‘Largest viral vector’ — how Tablighi Jamaat spread coronavirus from Malaysia to India


 

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22 COMMENTS

  1. Seize and Auction all the properties belonging to the sect organizers to help compensate the cost of treatment and quarantine. Share the remaining with the nurses and the staff who were abused by these idiots.

  2. According to intelligence, some of these tabliqis have terrorist mindsets. Dubai/Saudi treatment is best for these venom inflicting vermins on the innocent people.
    If strict action is taken against these corona spreaders, it will be a lesson to other vermins

  3. Absolutely Right, but In Secular India it will not Happen ,atleast take Serious action against Jamatis Under tha Law

  4. These poison spitting politically failed rowdies like This ugly face RAJ THACKERAY should be arrested immediately for their anti national comments.
    This fellow is trying to Pamper Modi Ji and spreading hate among Indians.

  5. Raj Thackray, another Failure Politician trying his Luck by spitting venom like other successful Hate Mongers. India knew about his background and cannot expect more from these irresponsible creatures, in one word, it is matter of their livelihood, that’s it.

  6. Such a cheap statement from Noble family member.
    People are talking about them without knowing the other side of the story, what Media shows we believe blindly.
    On the other hand several case’s found positive in different parts of states where people are still gathering in the name of God’s but unfortunately nobody is taking about them why discrimination? Anyway keep trying your luck in dirty politics. This is the perfect time to attract people attention by giving negative speeches.

  7. He seems to be wrong but these jamati animals should be treated like animals only.
    Who feel offended from his statement they should take care of these animals in hospitals and lick their spits.

  8. Killing will not happen due to politics. Atleast lock all of them in a room, let them pray day and night and then burn their bodies when they all die.

    I dont want my tax money to be spent on these terrorists.

  9. He should thank Shiva Sena for not allowing his gathering. Earlier he was making lot of noise against Shiva Sena government.

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