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Zaira Wasim, Locusts & The Quran

Former Bollywood actress Zaira Wasim was criticized and abused by trolls for sharing a verse from the Holy Qur’an that they alleged ‘justifies’ the locust attacks in India.

While some called her post insensitive, at a time when the country is battling with the worst locust attack, some targeted the Holy Qur’an, compelling Zaira to quit social media.

So, what does the Qur’an say about locusts?

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Shaik Zakeer Hussain is the Founder and Editor of The Cognate.

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