Thousands Protest Against Wasim Rizvi In Kargil, Demand His Arrest

Protests Also Held In Other Parts Of The Valley

Kargil: Thousands of Muslims staged a protest in Kargil after Friday prayers against former Shia Waqf Board chairperson Waseem Rizvi who has filed a petition in the Supreme Court of India for the removal of 26 verses from the Holy Quran.

The call for protest was given by Anjuman Jamiat-ul-Ulama Isna Asharia Kargil-Ladakh. The protest was also held in the Drass area of Kargil where Sunni and Shia clerics led the protest against Rizvi and demanded his immediate arrest.

In Kargil, the protest was led by President Anjuman Jamiat-ul-Ulama Isna Asharia Kargil-Ladakh, Sheikh Nazir Mehdi. Eyewitnesses said that thousands of people shortly after the culmination of Friday prayers hit roads and raised slogans against Waseem Rizvi. The protesters also burnt the photographs of Rizvi who they called a lunatic who has lost his state of mind.

The protesters said that nobody would be allowed to make such “anti-Quran” remarks.

They demanded the arrest of Rizvi for claiming in his plea in the Supreme Court that the 26 verses of the Quran he has sought to be removed were added “in the Holy book later and they are used to promote violence”.

The protesters appealed Government of India to arrest lunatic Waseem Rizvi without any delay even they made a fervent appeal to the Supreme Court of India to reject the petition filed by criminal and cheater Rizvi against the Holy Quran.

The protesters said that Rizvi is a criminal against whom the Central Bureau of Investigation is probing his illegal sale, purchase, and transfer of Waqf properties in Prayagraj and Kanpur districts. “The agency has also registered two FIRs against Wasim Rizvi.”

Meanwhile, protests were also held in Kashmir Valley against Rizvi. A large number of people participated in these protests. They demanded the arrest of Rizvi without any delay.

Protest demonstrations continued on Friday across Kashmir against the blasphemous move by former chairman of Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board Waseem Rizvi.

Reports said massive protests were held in different parts of the Valley in which thousands of people participated.

Anjuman Shari Shian president Aga Syed Hasan led a protest in Central Kashmir’s Budgam. In his address, he termed Rizvi as devilish and immoral. He said that any statement or action against the dignity of the Holy Quran that hurts the feelings of the Muslims would not be tolerated.

Mirwaiz Molana Amir-ud-Din Shah led a strong and collective protest against the evil act of Wasim Rizvi in Charar-e-Sharif.

He said that Islam had always taught peace to humanity but some “satanic people” like Rizvi always try to harm peace and create disorder by misrepresenting the message of peace and humanity for their own petty interests.

Protest demonstrations against the evil act of Rizvi was also held in Pulwama, Anantnag, Kulgam, Shopian, Ganderbal, Bandipora, Baramulla, Kupwara, and parts of Srinagar. (KNT)

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