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NSA Ajit Doval intervened to get Delhi's Markaz premises vacated: Govt sources

IndiaTimes Wednesday, 1 April 2020
National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval had been in touch with representatives of the Jamaat in Nizamuddin to convince them to vacate the Markaz premises and get tested for COVID-19, claimed government sources. More than 2,000 people attended the congregation there.
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News video: How Ajit Doval cleared Nizamuddin Markaz. Now for contact tracing

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Nizamuddin Markaz, in Delhi, has emerged as a major hotspot of Coronavirus infection. Now, it appears that it required the intervention of the National Security Advisor himself to get the building evacuated and the people tested. Watch how the entire saga unfolded, from resistance to appeals by the...

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