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What is Tablighi Jamaat? And why it is related with rising coronavirus cases in India


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Tablighi Jamaat is a non-political global Sunni Islamic missionary organisation with its roots in India.The movement was started in 1927 by Muhammad Ilyas al-Kandhlawi. The term gained spot light amid coronavirus outbreak because 100 people who either attended or were close contacts of those who attended a 10 March event the Jamaat organised at the Alami Markaz Banglewali Masjid in Delhi's Nizamuddin area have tested positive for the virus.