Expressing deep concern over the rising hate mongering unleashed by BJP mps, Popular Front Gulbarga Dist President Syed Zakir in his statement condemned their remarks and demanded immediate action against fanatic politicians like Yogi Adithya Nath and Sakshi Maharaj. Both the statements are intended to create communal divide before upcoming by- elections in Uttar Pradesh. This type of verbal attacks on Muslim community and their religious institutions is becoming common ever since NDA government came to power.
Maulana yusuf all India imams council Karnataka state president said that There is no single evidence that Maddrassas are involved activities damaging to our National interests and the functioning of Maddrassas all over the country is open to any kind of scrutiny. While it is not a custom in our country to hoist national flags and singing national anthem in any religious institutions, targeting only Maddrassas is obviously politically motivated.
Shahid Naseer state executive council member Karnataka strongly condemned Union Minister for Women and Child development Minster Menaka Gandhi’s “strange invention” that animal slaughter leads to terrorism. By the statement she indirectly targeted Muslim community. He called the accusations illogical and laughable. It is also absurd for Ms Gandhi to talk like this when her own government is ruling the country.
The “Love Jihad” ploy is imported from south Indian states like Karnataka and Kerala where it died out quickly after the Police in both states reported to the High Courts that no evidence had been found about existence of `Love Jihad` movement. Home minister Rajnath Sing has also denied the Existence of “Love Jihad”.
Mohammed Mohsin district general sec popular front Gulbarga called for the immediate intervention of Election Commission as well as Central and State governments to end the hate speeches. He further demanded that the use of the word “Love Jihad” be criminalized and control anti-Muslim outfits who work under the pretext of fighting “Love-Jihad” and so called “forced conversion”.
The organization has decided to hold a nationwide protest demanding action. Popular Front volunteers in Gulbarga held a protest demo in front of DC Office Gulbarga on 18/09/2014 Thursday.