Hindu husband and spouse caught in Bengal because of lockdown, Muslim household supplied shelter

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Due to the Kovid-19 lockdown, within the nation world the place many troubles are being revealed. At the identical time, the instance of humanity can be being seen. The same incident has come to mild in West Bengal. A Hindu couple from Assam stranded right here because of the lockdown have discovered shelter in a Muslim home in Murshidabad district of the state. Both the husband and spouse have been residing with them for the final one month.

According to the Bengali each day these days, Mithun Das and Moumita Das of Goalpara in Assam had been on their strategy to Kolkata by highway, however a sudden lockdown ensued.
According to the Bengali each day, the couple had been going to Kolkata for Mithun's therapy.

This is how Murshidabad got here

Since the couple neither had the cash to go to any resort nor any kinfolk close by. <! –

                 So he went to Beldanga block in Murshidabad the place Mithun had few business contacts. The couple has since discovered shelter in the home of Farooq Abdullah, nephew of the top of the native panchayat. Abdullah lives in Mollapara, a Muslim neighborhood.

Will be capable of return solely after the lockdown is over

Mithun and Moumita not too long ago received in contact with the native block improvement officer (BDO) and instructed them to return to Assam, the place the couple's two kids are staying with a neighbor. BDO Birupakhayo Mitra promised to facilitate his return, however solely after the lockdown was lifted, they might make preparations for him. Mitra has additionally given Moumita a bag of necessities.

'You stick with us for a 12 months'

Meanwhile, Abdullah tells Mithun and Moumita to not fear. He stated, "It's only a month. You can stay with us for a year." Overwhelmed by generosity, Moumita doesn’t have the phrases to explain it. She whispered wiping her tears, "What can I say."

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