A political leader has made a controversial statement to get rid of the Coronavirus. Member of Parliament (MP) Dr ST Hasan said, "Corona is not a disease, crying and apologizing to Allah will destroy it." Belonged to Samajwadi Party, Dr ST Hasan is representing the Muslim dominated Moradabad constituency from Uttar Pradesh.
ST Hasan is a trained doctor (surgeon) with MBBS and MS degrees from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh of Aligarh Muslim University.
Several such controversial statements have been made by Dr ST Hasan earlier also. In October 2019, Hasan had compared Parliament with a 'religious congregation', India TV reported.
Speaking during a protest gathering in Moradabad, ST Hasan had also criticized the dilution of Article 370 and criminalization of triple talaq.