New Delhi: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday warned those who are spreading information or videos that are communal in nature, asserting that Coronavirus knows no religion and can happen to anyone. Also Read - Maharashtra: Coronavirus Cases Climb to 335, PM Modi Speaks to Uddhav Thackeray | Top 10 Points

“Like COVID-19 virus, there is a communal virus too. I am warning those who are spreading wrong messages to the citizens and uploading such videos even for the sake of fun. This COVID19 virus sees no religion,” Thackeray said. Also Read - COVID-19: ‘Section 144 to be Imposed in Urban Areas From Monday,’ Says Uddhav Thackeray



Elaborating on the why the ‘Tableeghi Jamaat’ event was not permitted in Maharashtra, the Chief Minister said what happened in the national capital, would not have been allowed in his state. Further, he stated that all those from his state, who attended the event in Delhi, have now been traced. Also Read - COVID-19 Scare: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray Tightens Clampdown in Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur

“We didn’t let what happened in Delhi happen in Maharashtra. It(Tableeghi Jamaat event) was permitted earlier, but later looking at the situation we denied permission. Authorities now have traced all those went to the Delhi event from our state,” the Maharashtra CM said.



“We didn’t let what happened in Delhi happen in Maharashtra. It(Tableeghi Jamaat event) was permitted earlier, but later looking at the situation we denied permission. Authorities now have traced all those went to the Delhi event from our state,” he added.