At least 10 professors of the Aligarh Muslim University have passed away due to Covid-19 related complications in the past 48 hours.
Demise of the professors has “created a wave of sorrow on the university campus and condolence messages are pouring in from all sections of the university fraternity and outside,” vice-chancellor of the University, Prof. Tariq Mansoor said in a statement.
The AMU fraternity has extended condolences to the families of the professors.
At least 10 professors from my alma mater AMU have passed away in past 2 days. Several hospitalized. May Allah grant them Jannah. My prayers with the families.— Sharjeel Usmani (@SharjeelUsmani) April 21, 2021
Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Ilahi Rajioon.
“Why weren’t our professors vaccinated?” asked a student leader from the University.
The University has decided to keep its its offices closed on Saturdays and Sundays till May 15, 2021, after a massive spike in Covid-19 cases in the region.