Finally, The Old Fall Guy

Outlook|April 13, 2020

Finally, The Old Fall Guy
The Nizamuddin ‘hot spot’ allows trolls to target Muslims for spreading the virus
Puneet Nicholas Yadav

As the lethal veil of the COVID-19 pandemic casts its shadow across India, communal hatred, too, is eagerly entwining itself to the threat. ‘Corona Jihad’—screamed hundreds of Twitter users soon after reports emerged that a countrywide search had been launched for over 6,000 Muslims, including many foreigners, who had attended a Tablighi Jamaat congregation in New Delhi’s Nizamuddin Markaz in mid-March.

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