*DDC Doda interacts with the members of Markazi Seerat committee Doda and Religious Cleric’s* _Seeks their cooperation to advise people to stay indoors during upcoming religious occasions to help curb COVID-19_
Publish Date : 01/06/2020
Doda, MAY 20:
The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Doda, Dr Sagar D Doifode today urged the general public of district Doda to suspend congregational prayers on forthcoming Shab-I-Qadir, Jumat-ul-Vida and Eid-ul-Fitr as a precautionary measure to combat the threat of COVID-19.
The DDC made these remarks during the meeting with the members of Markazi Seerat committee and religious clerics of the Doda town to discuss precautionary measures meant to be taken on forthcoming festivities to effectively deal the Covid-19 infection transmission.
He urged upon religious clerics and members of Markazi Seerat committee Doda to become administration’s messengers and sensitize the general public about the importance of social distancing and other precautions in these difficult times.
DDC also lauded the role of Imams and members of Markazi Seerat committee Doda in mobilizing the masses to pray at home during the holy month of Ramadhan and asked them to play pivotal role this time also to make people aware from their respective platforms.
While briefing the clerics about the measures to be taken for peaceful celebration of festivities, the DDC said that although district administration has taken all strict measures to combat the widespread of virus, but it is obligatory upon people to cooperate with the district administration and assist it in its efforts to defeat this global pandemic.
He urged upon people to offer prayers on forthcoming festivities at their homes, and added that social distancing is critical to containing its spread.
Meanwhile,the DDC appealed them to urged the general public of the Doda and across the district to offer prayers on forthcoming festivities in their homes as a precautionary measure to combat the threat of COVID-19.
DDC also urged for maintaining social distance, observing total lock down and adopting other related advisories to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 infection.
Among others the meeting was also attended by SSP Doda Mumtaz Ahmed,Dy SP DAR and other concerned.