COVID-19: Religious, political forums support, appeal people to adhere to Govt’s directives

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JAMMU: Various religious organizations of Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory (UT) have jointly appealed to the common masses to be united and supplement government’s efforts by strictly adhering to the lockdown guidelines so as to break the chain of dreaded Corona Virus and check its spread.

The religious organizations, in an appeal through Greater Jammu, also extended full cooperation to the government in its fight against Covid-19 but urged it to ensure that poor and needy people do not face any problem due to the ongoing lockdown.

Vishav Hindu Parishad (VHP), J&K President, Leela Karan Sharma, also appealed the government to take care of poor and needy and ensure that they don’t run short of essential commodities. He also appealed to people to voluntarily donate towards PM relief fund to fight Covid-19.

State Gurudwara Prabhandak Board (SGPB) General Secretary, Avtar Singh Khalsa, urged the people not to panic saying that the government has assured that there will be no shortage of essential commodities.

He also urged the people to supplement government’s efforts in controlling spread of Corona Virus by strictly adhering to the lockdown. Khalsa also asked the government to keep a check of black marketing.

Brahman Sabha President, Ved Parkash Sharma lauded the timely steps taken by the government in checking the spread of Corona Virus and appealed it to strictly enforce the lockdown. Sharma also lauded the people of Jammu for adhering to the lockdown and urged the government to take care of the needy and poor.

He also extended full support to the government on behalf of Brahman Sabha in fight against Covid-19.

President, Amar Kshatriya Rajput Sabha, Narain Singh also made a fervent appeal to the people to stay home and keep social distancing to make the lockdown successful to defeat Corona Virus.

“People should follow government instructions issued from time to time so that the chain of Corona Virus spread is broken,” he said.

Shiv Sena President Ashok Gupta demanded that strict action should be taken against the people who are coming out even in lockdown. “There is no other way to defeat Corona Virus except social distancing and observing lockdown,” he said and extended full support to the government in fight against Covid-19.

President, All India Masih Seva Dal, Camres David, on behalf of the organization, extended full support to the government in fight against Covid-19 and also urged the people to strictly observe lockdown.

He, however, demanded that online provision be made by the government so that people may offer prayers on Good Friday.