COVID-19, An India Man Cut His Tongue As a Sacrifice to Stop Coronavirus - Focus News

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Tuesday, 21 April 2020

COVID-19, An India Man Cut His Tongue As a Sacrifice to Stop Coronavirus



In an attempt to appease a god, an Indian man chopped off his tongue as a sacrifice to contain the spread of Coronavirus. 


Vivek Sharma, 24, on Saturday decided to  use his tongue as sacrifice to pacify the anguished god so the world can be free from the spread of the Coronavirus.


Sharma on Saturday morning as reported by  Times of   India, told his colleagues that he was going to the market, but did not return to the temple.


Report have it that, Vivek Sharma a stone cutter with his brother Shivam and seven others at the Bhavani Mata temple in Suigam, have been so worried about the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. 


Vivek, who is a devotee of Kali Mata deity had been chanting the name of the deity calling for the deity intervention over the case of COVID-19. His co-worker, Brijesh Singh Saab Singh informed authorities.


"When his brother called him, a person answered and told him that Sharma had sliced off his tongue at the Nadeshwari temple in Gujarat.


"The young man was rushed to a hospital in Tharad where doctors worked to reattach his tongue, which was found in his hand as he lay unconscious on Sunday.


“For the last few days, he was keen to go back to his native town in Madhya Pradesh. But it was impossible due to lockdown. Today, in reckless abandon he chopped off his tongue,” police sub-inspector HD Parmar told the Times of India.


“Only after thorough investigation we will know the exact reason for such a step,” Parmar added.


It should be said that as of 20 April 2020 during the time of this report, the total number of confirmed cases by Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is 17,656 cases, 2,842 recoveries and 559 deaths in the country.


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