Affidavit of Central Government filed in the Supreme Court
New Delhi – The Central Government has submitted an affidavit in the Supreme Court that the 2,600 Tablighis who participated at Markaz in Delhi’s Nizamuddin in March 2020, and became COVID-19 infected resulting in the spread of the infection across the country will not be able to return back to their country. They will have to stay in India till all the prosecutions against them ends in various States of India. On the other hand, Tablighi Jamaat has filed petitions against this decision of the Government in the Supreme Court, the hearing of which is due on the 10th July.
MHA's order to blacklist & cancel visas of around 3,400 members of Tablighi Jamaat case: SC to hear the matter on July 10. It'll be open for petitioners to file rejoinder affidavit. Centre to file copies of orders passed on visa cancellation for petitioners by email to counsels. pic.twitter.com/rZz2Vbh9xA
— ANI (@ANI) July 2, 2020
Offence have been registered against these foreign Tablighis for violating the rules enforced by the Central and State Government as well as the Police administration, during the period of Corona lockdown. The offences against the Tablighis have been registered in various States. The Central Government has blacklisted these foreigners and has cancelled their visas. Therefore, these Tablighis will not be able to return to their country till the completion of hearing of their cases.