How a century-old Indian Muslim movement became Malaysia’s Covid-19 hotspot

Free Malaysia Today
A speaker delivers a discourse in Tamil at one of many sub-groups formed during the tabligh convention at the Sri Petaling Mosque early March. (Facebook pic)

KUALA LUMPUR: Worshippers slept in packed tents outside the golden-domed mosque, waking before dawn to kneel on rows of prayer mats laid out in its cavernous central hall. All the while, the coronavirus was passing unnoticed…