India, April 1 -- Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has called the Tablighi Jamaat's international congregation at its headquarters in Delhi's Nizamuddin, which was held between March 13 and 15, as nothing short of a "Taliban crime", and also urged authorities to deal with it strictly. The meet has turned into a coronavirus disease (Covid-19) hot spot in India. Speaking to Amandeep Shukla, Naqvi said 99% of the people, including minorities, are strongly supportive of the government's efforts to contain the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. The minister insisted that the fight against Covid-19 should not be viewed through religious prisms.

At a time when the fight against Covid-19 through social distancing is at its p...