With preachers tests positive, Tableeghi Jamaat under spotlight
| Sunday | 29th March, 2020
HYDERABAD: Ten Indonesian preachers who tested positive for Covid-19 in Telangana last week and some people of two other nationalities being quarantined has brought Tableeghi Jamaat into focus.
Also Read Tableeghi Jamaat under scanner in cases related to spread of COVIDThe authorities heaved a sigh of relief as nobody among the locals showed any symptoms.
There was no reaction from Tableeghi Jamaat, which has no formal organisational structure and shuns media coverage.
Tableeghi preachers, both Indians and foreigners, visiting various towns in India for proselytization is not new.
Tableeghi Jamaat, means group of preachers, was floated by Islamic scholar Maulana Muhammad Ilyas in 1926 in then Mewat province.
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