‘Protest against blasphemy must be stopped immediately’; Religious leaders with request
Prominent Islamic leaders and imams in mosques have called for a moratorium on protests against defamatory remarks against the Prophet Muhammad. The move follows violent protests over the past week. In protest, in Ranchi, two people were killed and injured the 30 injured, including police. After that, the religious leaders requested that the protest be stopped.
It is the duty of every Muslim to stand together when someone despises Islam. Meanwhile, Malik Aslam, a senior member of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, said it was crucial to maintain peace. Protests erupted in various parts of the country after BJP leaders Nupur Sharma and Naveen Jindal were accused of making offensive remarks against Muslims. Protests took place in Delhi, Lucknow, Kolkata and Ranchi.
The BJP had suspended both following the controversy. In a protest in many states, 400 people were arrested and imprisoned the curfew and install Internet services.
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