Dainik Bhaskar’s ‘corona crossword’ scorns Tablighi Jamaat, lauds Modi
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Dainik Bhaskar’s ‘corona crossword’ scorns Tablighi Jamaat, lauds Modi

'This corona crossword will increase your knowledge.'

By NL Team

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“Which association’s negligence led to a surge in coronavirus cases in the country? (4,3)”

“Who is the head of the Islamic association in Delhi that gathers thousands of people? (3,2)”

“The reason for fewer coronavirus cases in our country is the _______ solutions taken by our government. (3)”

“Our prime minister has made _______ attempts to not break the morale of our countrymen. (4)”

These are some of the clues provided in the crossword that appeared in the national daily Dainik Bhaskar on April 7. “The chain of coronavirus will break if you stay at home. This corona crossword will increase your knowledge,” the section claimed.

The daily’s editions for Haryana, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Chandigarh and New Delhi carried the “corona crossword”.

It did not appear in the Rajasthan editions of the paper, in cities like Jaipur, Alwar, Sikar, Jodhpur and Kota.

A part of the ‘corona crossword’ that appeared in Dainik Bhaskar today.
A part of the ‘corona crossword’ that appeared in Dainik Bhaskar today.

Here are a few more clues from the crossword enlightening the reader about the Tablighi Jamaat’s “corona connection”.

“Which building in Delhi was sealed after a gathering of thousands of people?”

“The maulana who gripped thousands of Jamaatis with coronavirus can be given _________ punishment.”

“Which state bordering Delhi has found 13 positive cases of coronavirus among 88 people from the Jamaat?”

“In the active, restricted foreign members of the Tablighi, 33 are from this country.”

“Provoking thousands of people against countering coronavirus by the head of an Islamic association is very __________.”

“Coronavirus cases shot up when members of the Jamaat reached this southern state.”

And here are some on the Narendra Modi government’s policies:

“The decision to impose total lockdown is ________ but there is no other solution besides it.”

“The biggest democracy that has taken timely action to stop coronavirus.”

“The primary objective of lighting diyas at 9pm on Sunday is to bind the countrymen into a thread of ________.”

“The act of lighting a diya will lead us to the light from the ________ of coronavirus.”

“The Prime Minister is constantly interacting with us to increase the _______ of our countrymen.”

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