17 from H.P attended Tablighi Jamaat gathering in Delhi.

Chamba: The 17 people include 14 people from the district of Chamba. Seventeen people from Himachal Pradesh attended the congregation organised by the Tablighi Jamaat in New Delhi’s Nizamuddin earlier this month, a state police spokesperson . The statement came a day after the Telangana government said that six people who attended the religious congregation between March 13 and 15 died due to coronavirus. Subsequently, the authorities across the country swung into action to trace the contacts of those who went to the gathering, attended by hundreds of people, including from Malaysia, Saudi Arabia and Indonesia. Those who attended the congregation from Himachal included 14 from Chamba district, two from Sirmaur and one from Kullu district, SP ¬†Khushal Sharma said. None of them has returned to Himachal Pradesh so far and according to information, they have been quarantined in Delhi, he added.