As the lockdown due to coronavirus continues, thousands of people have been stranded during the pandemic, many people are stuck in quarantine centres. As lakhs of migrant labourers journeyed home, many could not make it.
In a humanitarian gesture, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine in Jammu has been serving sehri and iftari to around 500 quarantined Muslim labourers at Aashirwad Bhawan in Katra during the holy month of Ramzan.
Aashirwad Bhawan was converted into a quarantine centre in March in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Talking about this initiative, Chief executive officer of the board Ramesh Kumar said, “those who’ve been brought to Aashirwad Bhawan are mostly labourers who have come to Jammu and Kashmir from across the country in Shramik trains and buses to Udhampur town.”
This is what Hinduism is and should be! https://t.co/8r57tEO2kG
— Ashok Swain (@ashoswai) May 22, 2020
The gesture has won praise of many online.
Good to see, humanity is still alive.
— Aamir (@mr_m2a) May 22, 2020
Alhamdulillah! love always prevails.
— Yei Darlene Boayue (@Manogirl1965) May 22, 2020
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