Kargil: Thousands across Kargil took out protest rallies on Friday against a petition in Supreme Court of India seeking deletion of the certain verses of the holy Quran.
The protest call was given by Jamiat Ulama Isna Asharia Kargil.
Jamiat Ullama staged a massive protest against former chairman of Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board Waseem Rizvi for approaching the Supreme Court seeking removal of some verses of the Quran after the Friday Prayers which were led by Markazi Imam Jumma Kargil Sheikh Hassan Waizi.
Thousands of people joined the protest rally raising slogans against Rizvi.
The ‘Tahaffuz-e-Quran’ (In protection of Quran) rally was attended by Friday prayer leaders from different areas from all sects.
Jamiat President Sheikh Nazir Mehdi Mohammadi while talking on this occasion said that nobody would be allowed to make such “anti-Quran” remarks and said that Waseem Rizvi has no locus standi to talk about the Holy Quran. He further said that Rizvi is hurting the sentiments of Muslims across the world and urged upon the Supreme Court to take due action against the culprit for hurting the sentiments of billion plus population and for threatening peace in the Country.
The speakers on this occasion said that anyone questioning the Quran has no place in Religion of Peace called Islam.
They also questioned the inaction of authorities for not acting against Rizvi for his unlawful and unconstitutional move.
Similar protests were held in Saliskote, Drass, Khandi and Shakar areas where people dencounced the blasphemous act of Wasim Rizvi about the sacred book of Islam.
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