Assam women perform ‘Corona Devi Puja’ to end the deadly coronavirus:
Guwahati, June 6: When the entire world is fighting against the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the scientists are working to develop COVID-19 vaccine, medicines, at that time people’s panic over the deadly virus has diverted to strange superstitions in Assam to put an end to coronavirus.
A large section of people in many parts of the state have now started worshipping the novel Coronavirus as a ‘Goddess’.
The people – mostly women are now performing ‘Corona Devi Puja’ and they believe that it is the only way to put an end of the deadly virus pandemic.
From Biswanath Chariali to Darrang district and even in Guwahati, the people have performed ‘Corona Devi Puja’.
In Biswanath Chariali, a section of women on Saturday had performed ‘Corona Devi Puja’ on the bank of a river.
A woman said that they believe that, it is the only way to put the end of the deadly virus.
“We are performing puja of ‘Corona Maa’. After the puja, the wind will come and destroy the virus,” the woman said.
‘Corona Puja’ was also performed by the women at Dalgaon in Darrang district, Guwahati.
Assam on Saturday has reported 81 new positive cases for COVID-19 and with the new cases, the state tally has now surged to 2324.
Out of the new cases, 40 cases have been reported from Hojai district while 9 from Dhemaji, seven each from Barpeta and Nagaon, four each from Biswanath and airport, three from Sonitpur, two each from Karbi Anglong and Tinsukia, one each from Morigaon, Dibrugarh and Lakhimpur districts.