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Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah To (*30*) Shut Till April 30 As Delhi Logs Record Spike


In case the scenario doesn’t enhance, the dargah may stay shut longer (File)

New Delhi:

The well-known Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia Dargah in Delhi will stay closed until April 30 amid the unprecedented surge in COVID-19 circumstances within the nationwide capital, its chairman Afsar Ali Nizami mentioned on Saturday.

“We took the decision keeping in view the daily rise in coronavirus cases in the capital. Even though we have been following all COVID-19 protocols, including wearing masks and maintaining social distancing, we thought it best to keep the dargah closed till April 30,” mentioned Mr Nizami, chairperson, Dargah Sharif Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya.

In case the prevailing scenario doesn’t enhance, the dargah may stay for an extended time, he added.

The holy month of Ramadan is presently underway and Muslims from throughout the nation come to pay obeisance on the dargah.

During a web based briefing on Saturday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal mentioned the variety of COVID-19 circumstances are rising quickly with 24,000 contemporary circumstances reported within the final 24 hours.

This is the best single-day surge within the nationwide capital until date. A day earlier than, 19,486 COVID-19 circumstances and 141 deaths have been reported within the nationwide capital.

India added one other report 2.34 lakh circumstances Saturday, taking the general tally over 1.45 crore whereas 1,341 deaths in 24 hours took its demise rely to 1,75,649.

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