COVID-19 Pandemic: Famous Religious Sites Shut Doors For Devotees, Look Eerily Empty

India | News18 | March 26, 2020, 11:18 am
Pocket
X
1/ 12
 Tirupati Temple wears a deserted look wears deserted look amid Coronavirus scare. (Image: Special Arrangement)
Pocket

Tirupati Temple wears a deserted look wears deserted look amid Coronavirus scare. (Image: Special Arrangement)

X
2/ 12
 Indian security guard wearing a protective face mask looks out as he stands at the entrance of Raghunath Temple after it was closed for public as a precautionary measure against COVID-19 in Jammu. (Image: AP)
Pocket

Indian security guard wearing a protective face mask looks out as he stands at the entrance of Raghunath Temple after it was closed for public as a precautionary measure against COVID-19 in Jammu. (Image: AP)

X
3/ 12
 A banner informing devotees that the temple is shut as a safety measure to protect visitors from the coronavirus pandemic is displayed outside a Hindu temple in Dharmsala. (Image: AP)
Pocket

A banner informing devotees that the temple is shut as a safety measure to protect visitors from the coronavirus pandemic is displayed outside a Hindu temple in Dharmsala. (Image: AP)

X
4/ 12
 A couple covering their face with facemark and cloth ride past closed Chaturpur temple on the first day of Navrati festival, during a lockdown to control the new virus spread, in New Delhi. (Image: AP)
Pocket

A couple covering their face with facemark and cloth ride past closed Chaturpur temple on the first day of Navrati festival, during a lockdown to control the new virus spread, in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

X
5/ 12
 A devotee walks on a deserted road in wake of coronavirus pandemic near Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya. (Image: PTI)
Pocket

A devotee walks on a deserted road in wake of coronavirus pandemic near Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya. (Image: PTI)

X
6/ 12
 Tourists wear protective masks as a preventive measure against coronavirus, at Lotus temple in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)
Pocket

Tourists wear protective masks as a preventive measure against coronavirus, at Lotus temple in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

X
7/ 12
 A worker sprays disinfectant to mitigate the coronavirus pandemic, at Meenakshi Amman Temple in Madurai. (Image: PTI)
Pocket

A worker sprays disinfectant to mitigate the coronavirus pandemic, at Meenakshi Amman Temple in Madurai. (Image: PTI)

X
8/ 12
 A worker sprays disinfectant to mitigate the coronavirus pandemic, at Mahabalipuram in the Chengalpattu district. (Image: PTI)
Pocket

A worker sprays disinfectant to mitigate the coronavirus pandemic, at Mahabalipuram in the Chengalpattu district. (Image: PTI)

X
9/ 12
 A view of deserted Adhai Din Ka Jhonpra mosque in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Ajmer. The virus has infected more than 2,00,000 people worldwide and killed over 9,000. In India, the number of cases rose to 195 after 22 fresh cases were reported from various parts of the country. (Image: PTI)
Pocket

A view of deserted Adhai Din Ka Jhonpra mosque in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Ajmer. The virus has infected more than 2,00,000 people worldwide and killed over 9,000. In India, the number of cases rose to 195 after 22 fresh cases were reported from various parts of the country. (Image: PTI)

X
10/ 12
 A Jammu Municipal Corporation health worker fumigates an area as a precautionary measure against the spread of coronavirus at Ranbireshwar temple, in Jammu. (Image: PTI)
Pocket

A Jammu Municipal Corporation health worker fumigates an area as a precautionary measure against the spread of coronavirus at Ranbireshwar temple, in Jammu. (Image: PTI)

X
11/ 12
 A view of deserted Kamakhya temple after it was closed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, Guwahati. (Image: PTI)
Pocket

A view of deserted Kamakhya temple after it was closed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, Guwahati. (Image: PTI)

X
12/ 12
 Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) announced it was shutting down as a precautionary measure to contain the spread of coronavirus. (Image: Special Arrangement)
Pocket

Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) announced it was shutting down as a precautionary measure to contain the spread of coronavirus. (Image: Special Arrangement)

Top Galleries

Countdown To Elections Results
  • 01 d
  • 12 h
  • 38 m
  • 09 s
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results

India

  • Active Cases

    4,312

     
  • Total Confirmed

    4,789

     
  • Cured/Discharged

    352

     
  • Total DEATHS

    124

     
Data Source: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India
Updated: April 07 (06:00 PM)
Hospitals & Testing centres

World

  • Active Cases

    994,376

     
  • Total Confirmed

    1,364,737

    +18,733
  • Cured/Discharged

    293,879

     
  • Total DEATHS

    76,482

    +1,828
Data Source: Johns Hopkins University, U.S. (www.jhu.edu)
Hospitals & Testing centres