MMU demands exemplary punishment to accused
Precious Kashmir News
Srinagar, Aug 17: The protests were held in several areas of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday against the people, who made a blasphemous video and hurt the religious sentiments of a particular community.
Three accused persons have been arrested by the police.
According to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), protest was held in Tral area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district where a number of people took to streets and demanded strict action against the persons involved in the blasphemous act.
The protest was also held in Tengpora area of Batamaloo where locals hit the streets and demanded authorities to take stringent action against the involved person.
In Srinagar’s press enclave, the separate protests were held by the Islamic clerics and a local NGO, who reached the Press colony amid chanting slogans.
The protesters demanded action against the person involved in the act. In Sogam Lolab, the protest was held by the locals where the protesters raised slogans and demanded action against the involved persons.
Besides, the protests were also held in Jammu division.
In Poonch’s Surankote area, Rajouri town and Ramban’s Banihal, the people staged protests today and raised slogans against the person who is involved in the act. The protesters have also demanded stringent action against the involved persons.
Besides, the people at different places in Jammu division approached the higher ups in their respective districts and submitted memorandum, demanding action against the persons involved.
Meanwhile, Mutahida Majlis-e-Ulema (MMU) has strongly condemned the blasphemous video in Reasi area of Jammu and termed it a deliberate attempt to hurt the sentiments of Muslims across the world.
The MMU, a conglomerate of religious bodies of Jammu Kashmir, said it is extremely unfortunate that the anti-Islam forces are being time and again encouraged to indulge in such deliberate provocative acts to serve their petty interests by hurting the religious sentiments of Muslims.
According to a statement issued by MMU, all the religious, educational, social and welfare organisations associated with the MMU which comprise Anjuman Auqaf Jamia Masjid, Dar-ul-Uloom Raheemiya, Muslim Personal Law Board, Jamiat Ahle Hadeth, Jama’at-e-Islami, Anjuman Sharia’n Shian, Karwaan-e-Islami, Itihaad-ul-Muslimeen, Anjuman Himayat-ul-Islam, Jamiat Hamdania, Anjuman Ulema-e-Ahnaaf, Dar-ul-Uloom Qasmia, Dar-ul-Uloom Bilaliya, Anjuman Nusrat-ul-Islam, Anjuman Mazhar-ul-Haq, Jamiat-ul-Aima Wal Ulema, Anjuman Aima Wa Mashaa’ikh Kashmir, Dar-ul-Uloom Naqshbandiya, Dar-ul-Uloom Rasheediya, Ahl-e-Bayt Foundation, Madrasa Kanz-ul-Uloom, Perwaan-e-Wilayat, Auqaf Islamiya Khurram Sarhama, Anjuman Tanzeem-ul-Makaatib, Muhammadi Trust, and others made it clear that Muslims can never tolerate disrespect or ill-remarks against their beloved Prophet Muhammad (SAW), the epitome of humaneness and peace and is dear to each and every Muslim than their own selves.
The MMU demanded strict and exemplary punishment to those who committed this crime and have been arrested so that no one is swayed with communal frenzy and deliberate provocation musters courage to commit such shameful act again or harm the centuries-old communal harmony and mutual brotherhood in J&K. (KNO+KNS)