Corona Mata temple demolished in Uttar Pradesh district

Villagers claimed that devotees have been now not allowed to touch the idol and offered simplest yellow plants to the goddess. A ‘Corona Mata temple that had come up in Juhi Shukulapur village beneath the bounds of Sangipur police station in Pratapgarh district has been demolished by means of the district administration. A probe has additionally been ordered related to the construction of ‘Corona Mata’ temple. based on Inspector well-known of police, Prayagraj range, okay P Singh, the police administration has removed the ‘Corona Mata’ temple from the village to evade individuals from getting trapped in superstitious actions. He stated that the police teams are additionally making efforts to create attention amongst hundreds regarding Covid-19, claiming that it's a deadly virus and they may still not get involved themselves in such superstitious issues. The IG additionally pointed out that police administration has also ordered a probe into challenge after a man from village, Nagesh Kumar Srivastava, has submitted an application to Sangipur police station claiming that his brother, Lokesh Kumar, staying in Ghaziabad, had set up ‘Corona Mata’ temple with out consultation of alternative members of the family and went back to Ghaziabad after building of the temple. Police mentioned that ‘Corona Mata’ temple had come up at Shuklapur village in Pratapgarh district three days again and tons of of villagers had begun offering prayers to sidestep Corona virus. The temple changed into basically developed by using a bunch of villagers after collecting donations. The villagers had all started offering prayers to Corona Mata praying that the “shadow of Covid-19 should under no circumstances fall on Shuklapur and adjoining villages”. now not handiest this, they also highlighted the value of Covid-19 protocol like use of masks and social distancing while offering prayers at the temple. The idol too wore a masks. Villagers, who spoke on circumstance of anonymity, claimed, “After witnessing the Corona virus pandemic and its deadly have an impact on which snatched lives of hundreds of americans, we decided to install Corona Mata mandir under a ‘neem’ tree with full perception that praying to the deity would in reality present respite to americans from the deadly ailment.” The little white stone idol has been positioned on the wall in the open temple. With the installation of the idol, day by day prayers have been being organised and villagers have been in the hunt for advantages to save individuals from the deadly disorder. Radhe Shyam, the temple priest, noted, “we have previous heard the identify of ‘Chechak Mata’ (smallpox mom) who cured the disorder. in a similar way, we had set up Corona Mata mandir with the perception that Mata would remedy all the difficulties. We amassed funds from the villagers.” He talked about, besides the fact that children, this became now not the first time this type of temple has come up within the nation. “When plague and different deadly ailments like smallpox spread throughout villages and cities and killed many people years back, individuals additionally worshipped in an identical method.” Villagers claimed that devotees had been now not allowed to the touch the idol and offered best yellow plant life to the goddess.