Mosque in Bengaluru opens Covid Care Centre
A mosque in Bengaluru has been turned into a Covid Care Centre by its management and opened its portals for treatment for Covid-afflicted patients regardless of religion and caste. The Eidgah Masjid located centrally in 4th Block of Jayanagar, a colony with almost half a million residents, turned itself into a 38-bed Covid Care Centre last week.
Three organizations came together to utilize the space available with the mosque that is closed for mass prayers since the State came under lockdown on April 27. The Eidgah Masjid Quidmath Committee offered the 4,000 sq. ft. hall between the mosque and the madrassa while Safa Medicure Hospital offered the medical expertise.
The doctors, nursing staff and necessary wherewithal such as oxygen cylinder, ventilators and concentrators were provided by the Shihab Thangal Centre for Humanity which works under the aegis of All India Kerala Muslim Cultural Centre (AIKMCC)….